Table of contents for The Cambridge companion to travel writing / edited by Peter Hulme and Tim Youngs.

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Introduction Peter Hulme and Tim Youngs
1. Stirrings and searchings (1500-1720) William H. Sherman
2. The Grand Tour and after James Buzard
3. Exploration and travel outside Europe (1720-1914) Roy Bridges
4. Modernism and travel (1880-1940) Helen Carr
5. Travelling to write (1940-2000) Peter Hulme
6. The Middle East/Arabia: 'the cradle of Islam' Billie Melman
7. South America/Amazonia: the forest of marvels Neil L. Whitehead
8. The Pacific/Tahiti: Queen of the south sea isles Rod Edmond
9. Africa/the Congo: the politics of darkness Tim Youngs
10. The Isles/Ireland: the wilder shore Glenn Hooper
11. India/Calcutta: city of palaces and dreadful night Kate Teltscher
12. The west/California: sites of the future Bruce Greenfield
13. Travel writing and gender Susan Bassnett
14. Travel writing and ethnography Joan Pau Rubie;s
15. Travel writing and its theory Mary Baine Campbell
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Travelers' writings, English History and criticism, Travelers' writings, American History and criticism, English prose literature History and criticism, British Foreign countries Historiography, Voyages and travels Historiography, Travel in literature, Travelers History