The nineteenth century was the heyday of travel, with Britons continually reassessing their own culture in relation to not only the colonized but also other Europeans, especially the ones that they encountered on the southern and eastern peripheries of the continent. Offering illustrative case studies, Katarina Gephardt shows how specific rhetorical strategies used in contemporary travel writing produced popular fictional representations of continental Europe in the works of Ann Radcliffe, Lord Byron, Charles Dickens, and Bram Stoker.
Lonely Planet Kyoto is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get a panoramic view of Kyoto at Ginkaku-ji, catch a glimpse of geishas in the Gion district, or see Arashiyama's infinite stalks of bamboo; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Kyoto and begin your journey now!
onely Planet Tokyo is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at the artistry of a Kabuki performance, sing karaoke amid the neon lights of Shinjuku, or treat yourself to some of the world's freshest sushi; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Tokyo and begin your journey now!
Explore With Marco Polo (Travel With the Great Explorers)
Marco Polo was an Italian explorer who traveled to Asia. The emperor of China, Kublai Khan, was so impressed by him, he asked Polo to work for him. Back home, the stories of his travels made Polo famous.
English Matters 14/2015 - special edition - For Parents About Kids
A bimonthly magazine for the learners of English at intermediate and upper intermediate levels. Some articles accompanied by audio. All texts followed by wordlists. Features current events, culture, biographies, ecology, travel, and leisure.
Lonely Planet China is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Get lost in the dynastic grandeur of Beijing's Forbidden City, hike along the Great Wall, or take in Shanghai's neon lights from the Bund; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of China and begin your journey now!
Canadian Geographic Travel. One of Canada's most award-winning magazines! Filled with stunning colour photography, fascinating articles and specially commissioned maps, each issue of Canadian Geographic Travel magazine lets you travel the country without leaving home. You’ll discover Canada’s people and cities, our wildlife and wilderness, our history and the beauty of our land.