A Century of Travels in China
Critical Essays on Travel Writing from the 1840s to the 1940s
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Century of Travels in China by Douglas Kerr
Book DescriptionThis book represents the work of expert scholars, it is also accessible to non-specialists with an interest in travel writing and China, and care has been taken to explain the critical terms and ideas deployed in the essays from recent scholarship of the travel genre.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9789622098466
(226mm x 155mm x mm)
Imprint: Hong Kong University Press
Publisher: Hong Kong University Press
Publish Date: 1-May-2007
Country of Publication: Hong Kong
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Author Biography - Douglas Kerr
Douglas Kerr is a professor in the School of English at the University of Hong Kong, and has been visiting scholar at Oxford and London universities.
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