Table of contents for A sense of the world : how a blind man became history's greatest traveler / Jason Roberts.


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Introduction  The World and Its Multiplying Delights  xi
Prelude  I See Things Better with My Feet          1
1  The Child in the Compass                  7
2  Scarcely Worth Drowning                  21
3  The Very Height of Expectation           31
4  Nor Sun Nor Moon                         57
5  The Seven Gentlemen                      83
6  A Smattering of Physic                   99
7  A Whimsical Invalid                     111
8  The Experimental Citizen                125
9  A Circuit of the World                  147
10  True Sentiments and Powers              159
11  The Sleeping Land                        187
12  A Salvo Upon All Defects                 209
13  White Man's Grave                        237
14  My Dangerous and Novel Course            257
15  Assuming a More Alarming Character       287
16  The Arrival of an English Traveler       311
17  The Pleasure of His Intimacy             321
18  Raise the Soul to Flame                  343
Acknowledgments                                       357
Notes and Sources                                     359
Illustration Credits                                  381
Of Further Interest                                   383



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Holman, James, 1786-1857, Travelers England Biography, Voyages and travels