A Travellers Year

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A Traveller S Year

Author : Travis Elborough
ISBN : 9781781012017
Genre : Literary Collections
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A Traveller’s Year is an anthology of extracts from diaries, journals and letters, two or three for each day of the year, on the subject of travel and exploration. The extracts convey men and women’s experiences of travel and discovery from the sixteenth to the early twenty-first centuries, with an emphasis on the period 1750–1950, the classic era of both European exploration and diary-writing. The authors of the pieces range from famous explorers such as Captains Cook and Scott to modern travel writers journeying through the contemporary world, from people who pushed back the boundaries of geographical knowledge to people who wrote about what they did on their summer holidays. The book includes an introduction, explanatory notes and mini-biographies of all the contributors. Contributors include: Gertrude Bell (woman traveller in the Middle East) James Boswell (travels in Scotland and the Hebrides) William Cobbett (Rural Rides through England) Christopher Columbus (journals of his voyages to America) Charles Darwin (Voyage of the Beagle) Captain James Cook (voyages in the Pacific) Henry Fielding (Journal of a Voyage to Lisbon) Washington Irving (American writer travelled in Europe in first decades of nineteenth century) Edward Lear (landscape painter and nonsense writer produced journals of his travels in Greece, Corsica, Near East etc) Lewis & Clark (journals of famous journey of American exploration) Henry Maundrell (traveller in Middle East at the end of the 17th century) William Morris (wrote a journal of a trip to Iceland in 1870s) Michael Palin (a Python abroad) Mungo Park (African explorer in early nineteenth century) Henry Peerless (middle-class holiday traveller in Edwardian era whose diaries have been recently published) John Ruskin (diaries of his travels in Europe, especially Italy) Captain Robert Falcon Scott (doomed journey to South Pole) Zacharias von Uffenbach (a German traveller in Georgian England) Evelyn Waugh (diaries of 1930s travels in Mediterranean and beyond) John Wesley (travelled throughout Britain and Ireland to preach and kept a journal) William John Wills (explorer of Australia)
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Travelers Diarrhea

Author : Charles D. Ericsson
ISBN : 1550093711
Genre : Medical
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In Travelers' Diarrhea, 2e, a team of medical experts brings you up-to-date on the pathogenesis and state-of-the-art management of travelers' diarrhea. Selected for their expertise in infectious diseases, the contributors also relate a thorough history of travelers' diarrhea, a basic understanding of the discipline, and a look at the future. Substantial understanding of the risks of acquiring travelers' diarrhea exists and we continue to learn about differences in host susceptibility. Updated information on the growing area of travelers' diarrhea is included.
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All The Year Round

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : OSU:32435021829031
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Hearing The Voices Of Grt Communities

Author : Ryder, Andrew
ISBN : 9781447313595
Genre : Social Science
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Over the past decade, interest in Gypsies, Roma and Travellers (GRT) has risen up the political and media agendas, but they remain relatively unknown. This topical book is the first to chart the history and contemporary developments in GRT community activism, and the community and voluntary organisations and coalitions which support it. Underpinned by radical community development and equality theories, it describes the communities' struggle for rights against a backdrop of intense intersectional discrimination across Europe, and critiques the ambivalent role of community development in fostering these campaigns. Much of it co-written by community activists, it is a vehicle for otherwise marginalised voices, and an essential resource and inspiration for practitioners, lecturers, researchers and members of GRT communities.
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The Cambridge University Calendar

Author : University of Cambridge
ISBN : OXFORD:555073944
Genre : Universities and colleges
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Planning Your Gap Year

Author : Nick Vandome
ISBN : 9781848037724
Genre : Travel
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The diversity of gap year opportunities on offer is such that it is only limited by your imagination or your ambition. Packed with ideas on where to go and what to do, this guidebook will make your planning easier. OVER 220 CONTACT ORGANISATIONS VALUABLE ADVICE ON HEALTH AND SAFETY USING THE INTERNET FOR RESEARCH - AND WHEN YOU'RE OUT THERE PERSONAL ACCOUNTS FROM PEOPLE WHO'VE BEEN THERE AND DONE IT WRITTEN FOR SCHOOL AND UNIVERSITY LEAVERS, VOLUNTEERS AND MID CAREER YEAR-OUTERS
Category: Travel

Register

Author : University of Cambridge
ISBN : UOM:39015065875653
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Economics

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ISBN : 8177582070
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Travellers Health

Author : Richard Dawood
ISBN : 9780199214167
Genre : Medical
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Travellers' Health offers practical advice on preventing and coping with every health problem imaginable. Authoritatively written by over 70 experts, this book is essential reading for all travellers worldwide.
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Megan S Year

Author : Gloria Whelan
ISBN : 9781410307927
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Through the voice of a young girl, the life of the people known as Irish Travelers is explored. Megan spends her summers traveling around the Irish countryside with her family. They move from place to place, hauling their camper behind their old car. But they aren't on vacation. This is their way of life. Megan and her family are Travelers. As part of their summer life, Megan's father works odd jobs, from fieldwork to roofing houses. Despite the rough living, Megan loves her life and the freedom that comes from traveling the open road. But at summer's end, when there's no more work to be had, the family moves to the city of Dublin. The camper is parked and they move into a cramped house. Megan and her siblings attend the local school as their parents struggle to make ends meet. And as the seasons pass, Megan counts down the days until she can return to her summer life. Gloria Whelan's other books in the Tales of the World series are Waiting for the Owl's Call, Yuki and the One Thousand Carriers (2008 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal winner), and Yatandou (a Junior Library Guild selection). Ms. Whelan lives in Michigan. Beth Peck earned a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design and has illustrated many books for children, including A Christmas Memory, Just Like Josh Gibson, and Music for the End of Time. Ms. Peck lives in Menomonie, Wisconsin.
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