Wayward Women: A Guide to Women Travellers

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Oxford University Press, 1990 - Women travelers - 344 pages
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Robinson presents some three hundred and fifty woman travellers, mostly British or American, and examines the almost one thousand books they produced. Spanning sixteen centuries, she reveals a fascinating body of literature, full of insight, wit, and courage.

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Contents

Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys i
1
The Glamour of the Back of Beyond
35
Unfeminine Exploits
62
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Jane Robinson was born in Edinburgh and brought up in North Yorkshire. After graduating from Oxford, she joined a firm of antiquarian book dealers specializing in travel, later leaving to pursue a writing career. Her books include Parrot Pie for Breakfast: An Anthology of Women Pioneers and Wayward
Women.

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