Music, Travel, and Imperial Encounter in 19th-Century by Ruth Rosenberg

By Ruth Rosenberg

This e-book considers the actions and writings of early tune creditors and proto-ethnomusicologists, memoirists, and different "musical tourists" in 19th-century France. all the book’s discrete yet interrelated chapters is dedicated to another geographic and discursive website of empire, studying French representations of musical encounters in North the US, the center East, in addition to in contested components in the borders of metropolitan France. Rosenberg highlights intersections among an emergent ethnographie musicale in France and narratives of musical come upon present in French trip literature, connecting either phenomena to France’s imperial aspirations and nationalist anxieties within the interval from the Revolution to the late-nineteenth century. it truly is accordingly an outstanding examine device for students within the fields of ethnomusicology, musicology, cultural reports, literary heritage, and postcolonial studies.??

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Letzte Fahrt: Kapitän Scotts Tagebuch - Tragödie am Südpol. by Robert Falcon Scott

By Robert Falcon Scott

„Wären wir am Leben geblieben, ich hätte eine Geschichte erzählen müssen von Kühnheit, Ausdauer und vom Mut meiner Gefährten, die das Herz jedes Briten gerührthätte." R.F. ScottRobert Falcon Scott ging als tragische Gestalt in die Geschichte der großen Entdecker ein: 35 Tage nachseinem norwegischen Konkurrenten Roald Amundsen erreichte er am sixteen. Januar 1912 den Südpol undfand auf dem strapaziösen Rückweg in die englische Heimat zusammen mit seinen vier Kameradenin den eisigen Temperaturen der Antarktis den Tod. Der Nachwelt hinterließ er nur das Tagebuch, daser während der day trip führte.Im Gegensatz zu den Aufzeichnungen anderer Forschungsreisender ist dieses Tagebuch weit mehr als das wissenschaftliche Dokument der einzelnen Entdeckungen und Beobachtungen eines leidenschaftlichen Forschers. Es ist die tragische und berührende Autobiographie eines Menschen, der angesichts von Enttäuschung, starvation und Kälte mit großem Mut und Willenskraft für sich und seine Kameraden einsteht und sein Schicksal am Ende ohne Reue annehmen kann.

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Touring Literary Mississippi by Patti Carr Black,Marion Barnwell

By Patti Carr Black,Marion Barnwell

By taking the literary visitor on seven preplanned tours--through the Delta, alongside road sixty one, to the center of Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha state, to websites close to Interstate fifty five and the Natchez hint, to the piney woods of East and South Mississippi, and alongside the sun-struck Gulf Coast--this booklet captures the exceptional abundance and variety of Mississippi literature.

greater than a guidebook, this booklet contains pill biographies and good over 100 images of writers, their apartments, and their literary environments. It additionally presents maps and offers particular instructions to writers' houses and different literary websites.

The sheer variety of writers came upon, recovered, and claimed via Mississippi will astonish tourists either from inside of and from with out the country. incorporated usually are not purely such significant figures within the pantheon of yank literature as William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Tennessee Williams, and Richard Wright but in addition the fewer famous.

each corner and cranny of the kingdom claims a section of Mississippi's literary background. Literature pervades Yazoo urban, Jackson, Greenville, Oxford, Natchez, the Gulf Coast, and the Delta Blues nation. Willie Morris, Richard Ford, and Beverly Lowry have declared recognized writer's presence of their hometowns confident them that they too can be writers.

because the destinations carry to lifestyles the relationship of normal rituals with the stuff of fiction, poetry, and memoir, those hands-on excursions make obtrusive the targeted cross-pollination of author and group in Mississippi.

Patti Carr Black is the writer of Art in Mississippi, 1720-1980 and The Southern Writers Quiz Book (both released via the collage Press of Mississippi).

Marion Barnwell, a fiction author and an assistant professor of English at Delta country college, compiled and edited A position referred to as Mississippi (published by means of the collage Press of Mississippi).

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An Italian Journey: A Harvest of Revelations in the Olive by James Ernest Shaw

By James Ernest Shaw

"ONE OF the simplest BOOKS i've got ever learn at the reliable humans of Italy, its meals, customs, and hospitality.” ~ Virginia H. Bliss

"I enjoyed studying THIS BOOK!. It made me thankful to be part Italian." ~ Lynn Z

“THE guy IS A GENIUS! James Ernest Shaw captured the Italian spirit.” ~ Lucretia Votta

“A nice booklet” ~ Debbie Barnard Heinzman

"WONDERFUL BOOK!l An Italian trip takes you to the true Italy...and you study why its siren tune is so magical." ~ Nancy E Roberts

"A needs to READ!! you are going to love it" ~ Maria Lodge

"A first-class booklet! James Ernest Shaw writes very well—you can nearly suppose and spot the issues that he does.” ~ Roberta

"I LOVE ITALY & enjoyed THIS publication! I fell in love with Italy three years in the past. This ebook introduced again a few of the pleasant scenes and studies. I, too, spotted and loved the hospitality. Tuscany used to be so appealing and magical, simply because the writer defined. It used to be like being there again." ~ Nancy

"A very good booklet approximately awesome humans! The publication transported me again to 2 satisfied reviews. One used to be turning out to be up on a farm with my Italian grandma, the opposite was once spending a summer season in Tuscany. Shaw's adventures are divided into attractive chapters that properly comprise charges and lovely illustrations. AN ITALIAN trip made my middle glow with appreciation for Italians, the land, and existence in general." ~ Janine O

"PLANNING a visit TO ITALY? learn this so that you do not fail to see the Italy that excursions by no means stopover at. in case you are staying at domestic, simply chill out and revel in the experience. ideally with a pleasant Tuscan wine at your side." ~ Dianne Hales, writer of los angeles Bella Lingua

"MANY folks would really like TO dwell THIS booklet. James Shaw has performed it for us and allowed us to return alongside. i admire all of it, an adventurous trip with a compassionate writer. good performed, good Done." ~ Roscaloni

"I didn't wish AN ITALIAN trip to finish. all of us have a "story" to inform of ways our lives were formed by way of our religion. I so liked how the writer wove the tale of his religion trip into his trip of discovery in Italy. i will be sharing this excellent booklet! Ciao!" ~ Jeanne A

AN experience OF the center within the mildew of literature's vintage religious journeys.

IT all started WITH a lady. Then it used to be Italian nutrition. After that it used to be books and getting to know that even Mark Twain had fallen for Italy.

E.M. Forster was once smitten too: “Love and comprehend the Italians,
for the folk are extra fantastic than the land.”

WHAT IS IT approximately ITALY AND ITALIANS?

Italian videos immortalize the mystique. Fellini referred to as it "La Dolce Vita."
Tornatore's "Cinema Paradiso" took James Shaw again to the candy stories of his formative years and the Italian relations who operated the native land theater. And similar to within the motion picture, younger James had an “Alfredo” who, through instance, taught him approximately serving humans.

James realized that Italians do not feel they are particular. Luigi Barzini, writer of
"The Italians," time and again requested, “Why are we the best way we are?”—and discovered no
conclusive solution.

But James was once confident there has been a the reason is, the Renaissance used to be born in Tuscany–and Italy has given the area Saint Francis, Michelangelo, da Vinci, Galileo and now Benigni, whose movie "Life is gorgeous" exhibits us that the Italian zest for residing may make a heaven of a hell.

And so, after a life of puzzling over Italy James grew to become confident that the best way to discover why Italians are the best way they're, will be to devour with them at their kitchen tables. each day he picked their olives and the Italians all started treating him like kin. And James begun seeing their certain human caliber that draws humans to Italy and retains pulling them again many times.

But the tale does not result in the olive groves of Tuscany. to find the
heart of Italian existence, James needed to trip again to international warfare II Italy.

An Italian trip will encourage you to persist with your passions, your enthusiasms,
to your personal attractive Discoveries.

BELLA SCOPERTA!

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Gebrauchsanweisung für Nizza und die Côte d'Azur (German by Jens Rosteck

By Jens Rosteck

Die Engelsbucht, die berühmtesten Corniches der Welt und ihr romantisches Hinterland, Fluchtpunkt der Literaten und Maler, der Boheme und der excessive Society – die Côte d’Azur ist einzigartig und ihr Ruf legendär. Der Autor porträtiert die Metropole Nizza in all ihren Facetten, nimmt uns mit auf Blumenmärkte und Friedhöfe, erzählt von Amuse-Bouches, von Luftschlössern und kuriosen Kopfgeburten – und davon, wie aus dem Sumpfgebiet Juan-les-Pins die Gla­mourenklave Antibes wurde. Er flaniert durch das Fürstentum Monaco, besucht die Filmstadt Cannes, die sich jeden Mai in einen einzigen roten Teppich verwandelt, das charmante Menton und dessen ramponierte Rivalin Saint-Tropez. Er verrät, wie Sie Ihr Strand­tuch am besten platzieren und wo auch heute noch die (Lebens-)Künstler zu Hause sind.

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Mit dem Fahrrad 3733 Kilometer durch Japan: Tempel, Tunnel by Roland Schmellenkamp

By Roland Schmellenkamp

In diesem Buch habe ich viele Infos für Radler zusammengestellt, die in Japan eine längere travel unternehmen wollen. Außerdem stelle ich in Tagebuchform meine Reise von Sapporo in den nordöstlichen Zipfel der Insel bis in den Süden nach Nagasaki vor: In knapp zwei Monaten habe ich 3733 Kilometer zurückgelegt. Wer das Tagebuch gelesen hat weiß, was once auf ihn beziehungsweise sie zukommt und ob sich eine eigene Radreise in Japan lohnt.
Die von mir gefahrene direction ist so zugeschnitten, dass sie in acht bis zehn Wochen gefahren werden kann. Siehe auch der Punkt "Alternative Strecken" nach der Routenbeschreibung.
Über die Reise halte ich Bildvorträge, sie können gern gebucht werden.

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A Jewish Guide in the Holy Land: How Christian Pilgrims Made by Jackie Feldman

By Jackie Feldman

For many Evangelical Christians, a visit to the Holy Land is an essential component of practising their religion. Arriving in teams, each one of these pilgrims are guided via Jewish Israeli journey publications. For greater than 3 many years, Jackie Feldman—born into an Orthodox Jewish family members in long island, now an Israeli citizen, student, and certified guide—has been top excursions, studying Biblical landscapes, and fielding questions on faith and present politics. during this booklet, he attracts on pilgrimage and tourism reports, his personal stories, and interviews with different publications, Palestinian drivers and shuttle brokers, and Christian pastors to check the advanced interactions in which courses and travelers "co-produce" the Bible Land. He uncovers the implicit politics of commute brochures and non secular souvenirs. Feldman asks what it potential while Jewish-Israeli courses get stuck up of their personal performances or perform Christian rituals, and displays on how his interactions with Christian travelers have replaced his figuring out of himself and his perspectives of religion.

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The Travels of Mendes Pinto by Fernão Mendes Pinto,Rebecca D. Catz

By Fernão Mendes Pinto,Rebecca D. Catz

This textual content, ostensibly the autobiography of Portugese explorer Fernão Mendes Pinto, got here moment simply to Marco Polo's paintings in interesting Europe's mind's eye of the Orient. Chronicling adventures from Ethiopia to Japan, Travels covers two decades of Mendes Pinto's odyssey as a soldier, a service provider, a diplomat, a slave, a pirate, and a missionary, and maintains to weigh down questions about its resource with the sheer delight in its narrative.

"[T]here is lots right here for the trendy reader. . . . The brilliant descriptions of swashbuckling army campaigns and unique destinations make this an outstanding experience tale. . . . Mendes Pinto can have been a delicate eyewitness, or an outstanding liar, or an excellent satirist, yet he was once definitely greater than an easy storyteller."—Stuart Schwartz, The big apple Times

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Finding Rome on the Map of Love by Estelle Jobson

By Estelle Jobson

~A gleaming trip narrative of a 30-something lady taking a yr to configure herself in Italy, exploring glossy Rome, out of date Italy, and love.~

Estelle has an admirable occupation in publishing and a busy, but wealthy existence. while her Italian diplomat boyfriend will get published to Rome, she throws all of it as much as accompany him. There, she reinvents herself as Signora Stella, a casalinga (housewife) at the city’s optimum hill, Monte Mario. beginning in autumn, she muses on lifestyles among the Italians and cycles throughout the seasons and sentiments of the Italian psyche. Signora Stella commences and ends on the similar position: Follie, the neighborhood hairdresser run via Salvatore, a homosexual Neapolitan. This ebook captures a year’s worthy of quirky, funny, shiny observations approximately existence among the Italians.

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Tausche Maisbrei gegen Steak: Kenia - Als Freiwillige im by Sarah Fester

By Sarah Fester

Bericht über einen Freiwilligeneinsatz in Kenia.
Manches, was once uns so selbstverständlich erscheint, ist in anderen Ländern undenkbar. used to be guy alles nicht braucht, merkt guy, wenn guy es einfach nicht mehr hat und nicht vermisst.
In Likoni, einem ärmeren Stadtteil der kenianischen Küstenstadt Mombasas, hat die Autorin in einem Waisenheim einige Monate lang mitgeholfen, den Alltag von 30 Waisenkindern zu erleichtern und nebenbei in einem kleinen Krankenhaus versucht, trotz mangelnder medizinischer Kenntnisse etwas Hilfe zu leisten. Eine spannende Erfahrung, die prägt, eigene Einstellungen berichtigt und einem an einem Konflikt teilhaben lässt, der scheinbar so sehr festgefahren ist zwischen culture und Moderne.

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