When East Met West: World History Through Travelers' Perspectives by Robert Niebuhr

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When East Met West: World History Through Travelers' Perspectives
Title:
When East Met West: World History Through Travelers' Perspectives
Author:
Robert Niebuhr
ISBN:
0978659724
ISBN13:
978-0978659721
Size PDF:
1884 kb
Size epub:
1685 kb
Publisher:
Trebarwyth Press; 1 edition (2010)
Language:
English
Other formats:
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Rating:
5.0
Votes:
301

When East Met West is an informative and enjoyable read for those interested in the history of travel. Enjoy watching Rick Steves or reading Lonely Planet? When East Met West includes almost two dozen travelers like Rick Steves throughout history narrating exciting adventures! The book is divided neatly into six sections with selections from wily adventurers such as Ferdinand Magellan! Included are introductions with historical commentary, and thought-provoking discussion questions. This lucid collection of primary sources reflect nicely on how modern history has unfolded. This book includes the following: Critical introductory essay. Over 40 images and maps. 20 historical readings covering Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia / Pacific, China, the Americas, and Africa. An appendix featuring textual analysis and a selected word list. If you enjoy reading Marco Polo, Sir John Mandeville and the like, you will love this collection of historical travel narratives! A scholarly review of the book can be found online: http://worldhistoryconnected.press.illinois.edu/8.2/br_patterson.html

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