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Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Published: 19 May 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392842-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9284-2
... Epilogue no PAth for the righteous trAveLer Marcos P. S. Arruda TranslaTed by Rex P. Nielson and James N. Green “Tarry Ye Here, and Watch”  matthew 26:38 . . . “I’ve never met her...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382096-133
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8209-6
Published: 04 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375296
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7529-6
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7982-9
... TRAVELERS DORIS SOMMER AT HOME ABROAD: EL INCA SHUTTLES WITH HEBREO Di, pues, ya; y si vieres que se indigna contra ti, desdezirte has de 10 que huvieres dicho y pedirle has perdon Ya puedes dezir 10 que se te antojare, que segun veo, bien sabes el modo de rescatarte...
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By Jane Blocker
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398967-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9896-7
...Chapter 4 TRAVEL It is very difficult to stay in one place when meditating on the issue of travel. To talk about travel is inevitably to engage in it, to mime through the movement of one's words that which one is trying to designate with those words. . .. [The voyage] has a powerful...
Book Chapter

By Saurabh Dube
Published: 04 March 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385486-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8548-6
...COLONIAL TEXTURES 1 Traveling Light n immaculate conception of the epiphany of travel spells the end of memory. Yet memory strikes back—as empires have done, again and again—to be reunited with travel through a surplus of longing. Con- sider the following...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
Published: 08 November 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380153-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8015-3
... chapter 2 Travels of Tea, Travels of Empire act 2, scene 1 Spotlight focuses on the Mad Tea Party. Alice, the Mad Hatter, the March Hare and Doormouse rub their eyes as if coming out of a trance.The Narrator sits on the wicker stool and turns...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... PART FIVE  Food and Travel In his famous book, The Society of the Spectacle, Guy Debord describes the spec- tacle in terms that resonate with many of the chapters that appear in this section. “The spectacle is the existing order’s uninterrupted discourse about itself, its...
Published: 13 February 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395751-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9575-1
Published: 10 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
... excellent boat for the Nile voyage, and I am to be mistress of a captain, a mate, eight men and a cabin boy for £25 a month. I went to Boulaq, the port of Cairo, and saw various boats, and admired the way in which the English travellers pay for their insolence and caprices. Similar boats cost people...
Published: 20 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... Travel is an essential feature in human history. Our earliest narratives present characters in search of themselves and their place in the world. Travel is, in fact, one of our most powerful tools for rediscovering the trials and grandeur of myth. This chapter considers the role of travel in...
Published: 20 March 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... Leisure is a serious topic in the history of thought, connected intimately with the search for a meaningful life. The relationship between work and leisure today is more complex than ever. Though leisure is certainly not a concept exclusive to the world of travel and tourism, the two are hard...
Published: 20 March 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375593-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7559-3
... The history of photography is deeply entwined with the history of travel. Modern photography has been pushed forward by the photographer’s urge for motion: to move freely and to capture movement on film. Tourists take a camera with them. Often the camera is the reason why they travel: to take a...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392279-036
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9227-9
... IV Through Travelers’ Eyes For a very long time, the Indonesian archipelago has inspired travelers of vari- ous descriptions to pass through its far-flung island world. Though early de- scriptions of “the lands beneath the winds” are...
Published: 01 April 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374503-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7450-3
... two Five Traveling Scholars Why did these different disciplines undertake the task of understanding Latin America? Why did U.S. scholars engage in the laborious work of building re- gional knowledge? The answer lies perhaps at the...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
...Travels amongst Indians Lindesay Brine After independence in 1821, foreigners, mostly from the United States and Great Britain, began to arrive in Guatemala on a regular basis, traveling through the in- digenous highlands, surveying archaeological sites, and writing up their adventures...
Published: 23 October 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384861-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8486-1
... CHAPTER TWO Traveling Cultures, Mutating Commodities ‘‘Films with legs an industry term, refers to a couple of circumstances. In one usage, the traditional one, it refers to films that will last a relatively long time...
Published: 18 May 2018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7156-4