India in Early Modern English Travel Writings

India in Early Modern English Travel Writings

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India in Early Modern English Travel Writings
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Authors: Rita Banerjee
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher:

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Richard Hakluyt and Travel Writing in Early Modern Europe
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Claire Jowitt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-23 - Publisher: CRC Press

Richard Hakluyt and Travel Writing in Early Modern Europe is an interdisciplinary collection of 24 essays which brings together leading international scholarship on Hakluyt and his work. Best known as editor of The Principal Navigations (1589; expanded 1598-1600), Hakluyt was a key figure in promoting English colonial and commercial expansion
Old Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: John Michael Archer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Stanford University Press

This book aligns ancient and early modern European travel narratives and historical surveys of Egypt, Mesopotamia, India, and Russia with texts that contributed to English ideas about those regions: Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra and Love's Labour's Lost, Milton's Paradise Lost and Muscovia, and Dryden's Aureng-Zebe.
Indography
Language: en
Pages: 271
Authors: J. Harris
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-07 - Publisher: Springer

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, Europeans invented 'Indians' and populated the world with them. The global history of the term 'Indian' remains largely unwritten and this volume, taking its cue from Shakespeare, asks us to consider the proximities and distances between various early modern discourses of the Indian. Through
Greece in Early English Travel Writing, 1596–1682
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Efterpi Mitsi
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-14 - Publisher: Springer

This book examines the letters, diaries, and published accounts of English and Scottish travelers to Greece in the seventeenth century, a time of growing interest in ancient texts and the Ottoman Empire. Through these early encounters, this book analyzes the travelers’ construction of Greece in the early modern Mediterranean world