Book ID: CBB000100082

Solitary travelers: Nineteenth-century women's travel narratives and the scientific vocation (2001)


Harper, Lila Marz (Author)

Fairleigh Dickinson Univ. Press

Publication Date: 2001
Physical Details: 277 pp., illus., bibl., index
Language: English

Description Discusses Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy) Bird (1831-1904), Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862-1900), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), and Harriet Martineau (1802-1876).

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Review Frawley, Maria H. (2002) Review of "Solitary travelers: Nineteenth-century women's travel narratives and the scientific vocation". Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences (p. 317). unapi

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