Diaries of Blakely Wilson - An American Traveler in Europe, Egypt, and the Holy Land, 1874-1876
|Author: ||Wilson, Blakely|
Fascinating and articulate account of Wilson's travels, which included lengthy stays in Rome and Naples, extensive trips up the Nile, and a visit to Jerusalem. Includes an extensive introduction and appended notes that ground his experiences in the broader historical, cultural and social context of the era.
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