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Poets In A Landscape

Gilbert Highet New York Review of Books

Gilbert Highet was a legendary teacher at Columbia University, admired both for his scholarship and his charisma as a lecturer. Poets in a Landscape is his delightful exploration of Latin literature a

ISBN10 : 9781590173381 , ISBN13 : 1590173384

Page Number : 276

Black Gold Of The Sun

Ekow Eshun Penguin UK

'Where are you from?' 'No, where are you really from?' These questions, which he has been asked since boyhood, drive Ekow Eshun to travel through Ghana in search of his roots, and lead him on an explo

ISBN10 : 0141901586 , ISBN13 : 9780141901589

Page Number : 240

Postcolonial Eyes

Aedín Ní Loingsigh Liverpool University Press

Over the past two decades, scholarly interest in travel and travel writing has developed significantly. Critical engagement with issues such as imperialism, postcolonialism, ethnography, and cultural

ISBN10 : 1846310490 , ISBN13 : 9781846310492

Page Number : 216

The Blue Sky

Galsan Tschinag

A young Tuvan shepherd witnesses the deterioration of his northern Mongolian culture as it increasingly collides with the modern world, from his older siblings' departure for a distant boarding school

ISBN10 : 9781571310552 , ISBN13 : 157131055X

Page Number : 209

In The Kingdom Of Ice

Hampton Sides Oneworld Publications

In 1879 the USS Jeanette set sail from San Francisco to cheering crowds and a frenzy of publicity. The ship and its crew, captained by the heroic George De Long, were heading for glory and the last un

ISBN10 : 1780745265 , ISBN13 : 9781780745268

Page Number : 999