Englishmen Abroad Being an Account of Their Travels in the Seventeenth Century

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Pages:493
ISBN:0-88946-453-7
978-0-88946-453-7
Price:$279.95
Presents a collection of extracts from the writings of thirty-nine travellers - explorers, colonists, exiled monarchs, soldiers of fortune - both for their intrinsic value and for their representation of the development of travel writing as a literary genre and to suggest the role this new genre played in the worldly education of England.