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Literature of Travel and Exploration: A to F
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1479

Literature of Travel and Exploration: A to F

Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.

Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1479

Literature of Travel and Exploration: G to P

Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.

Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 416

Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2015-09-24
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  • Publisher: OUP Oxford

This unique and authoritative dictionary contains over 1,100 of the most widely used proverbs in English, utilizing the latest research from Oxford Dictionaries to source them. This edition has been thoroughly revised and updated, broadening the cultural range of the proverbs selected, and covering sayings of international origins. With a strong emphasis on concisely explaining the meaning of the proverbs described, the dictionary also provides additional examples of usage, and includes a fascinating history for many entries. Arranged in A-Z order and with a useful thematic index, A Dictionary of Proverbs is ideal for browsing and perfectly suited for quick reference. Look up your old favourites, learn punchy new expressions to get your point across, and find the answer to that crossword clue. It is never too late to learn: find proverbs relevant to every aspect of life in this entertaining and informative collection.

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 561

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation

Presents an encyclopedia covering the history of the Renaissance and the Reformation periods from 1300 to 1620, arranged alphabetically with cross references.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 316

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Proverbs

Lists recorded usages and meaning for hundreds of proverbs arranged by key word, from "Absence makes the heart grow fonder" to "Youth must be served."

牛津英语谚语词典
  • Language: zh-CN
  • Pages: 333

牛津英语谚语词典

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2001
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  • Publisher: Unknown

著者译名:辛普森。

The Hutchinson Dictionary of World History
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 699

The Hutchinson Dictionary of World History

An encyclopedia, historical atlas and world chronology in one volume, providing a concise companion to world history. Contains: 5,000 entries, 100+ chronologies, feature articles, tables of dynasties, quotations and detailed maps

The Dent Dictionary of Symbols in Christian Art
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 178

The Dent Dictionary of Symbols in Christian Art

  • Categories: Art

Christian symbolism was once an international language - this book gives modern readers access to it.

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 454

Encyclopedia of the Renaissance

Identifies important writers, artists, composers, architects, and philosophers of the period, and discusses Renaissance ideas, events, discoveries, and customs

Literature of Travel and Exploration
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 2100

Literature of Travel and Exploration

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2014-05-12
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Containing more than 600 entries, this valuable resource presents all aspects of travel writing. There are entries on places and routes (Afghanistan, Black Sea, Egypt, Gobi Desert, Hawaii, Himalayas, Italy, Northwest Passage, Samarkand, Silk Route, Timbuktu), writers (Isabella Bird, Ibn Battuta, Bruce Chatwin, Gustave Flaubert, Mary Kingsley, Walter Ralegh, Wilfrid Thesiger), methods of transport and types of journey (balloon, camel, grand tour, hunting and big game expeditions, pilgrimage, space travel and exploration), genres (buccaneer narratives, guidebooks, New World chronicles, postcards), companies and societies (East India Company, Royal Geographical Society, Society of Dilettanti), and issues and themes (censorship, exile, orientalism, and tourism). For a full list of entries and contributors, a generous selection of sample entries, and more, visit the Literature of Travel and Exploration: An Encyclopedia website.