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Encyclopedia of Women's Travel and Exploration

By: P Netzley

259 pages, B/w photos

Oryx Press

Hardback | Mar 2001 | #121797 | ISBN: 1573562386
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NHBS Price: £87.00 $110/€103 approx

About this book

Designed to appeal to anyone interested in women's studies, travel, and the history of exploration and discovery, this encyclopaedia highlights women's journeys on the earth. Organized in an A to Z format, it covers the range of history from prehistoric times to the present, offering biographical entries on the most famous real and fictional women travellers, explorers and adventurers from all countries of the world. The encyclopaedia also provides information about travel organizations, events, and activities as they relate to women. Issues and controversies related to women's travel and exploration, such as sexual harassment and discrimination, are also discussed.


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