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Travel Legend and Lore: An Encyclopedia

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Book News Annotation:

Contains 284 entries providing introductory synopses of both mythical and historical travel and "tourist" sites prior to the 20th century. Listings appear under the names of people, places, things, events, and concepts and focus on the expectations and beliefs of travelers, including their ideas about roads, sea travel, accommodations, foreigners, and strange lands. Includes b&w illustrations. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews@booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Travel Legend and Lore is your Baedeker. More than 200 A-to-Z entries (each with leads to further reading) transport you to the places, real and imaginary, that have lured armchair travelers for millennia, from the ancient Greeks to the American pioneers. And the places are inhabited, by humans and the not-so-human.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874367591
Editor:
Fritze, Ronald H.
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO
Editor:
Fritze, Ronald H.
Author:
Fritze, Ronald H.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Legends
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology - Folklore
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Publication Date:
19990131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
10.34x7.38x1.58 in. 2.31 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Travel Legend and Lore is your Baedeker. More than 200 A-to-Z entries (each with leads to further reading) transport you to the places, real and imaginary, that have lured armchair travelers for millennia, from the ancient Greeks to the American pioneers. And the places are inhabited, by humans and the not-so-human.
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