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With Kinglake in the Holy Land

Kathleen Mary Willcox

With Kinglake in the Holy Land

by Kathleen Mary Willcox

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Published by Muller .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementI ustrated by Harry Toothill.
SeriesAdventures in geography series no.26
The Physical Object
Pagination144p.,ill.,20cm
Number of Pages144
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21637982M

  Orlando Figes is the author of The Crimean War: A History, The Whisperers: Private Life in Stalin's Russia, Natasha's Dance: A Cultural History of Russia, and A People's Tragedy, which have been translated into more than twenty recipient of the Wolfson History Prize and the Los Angeles Times Book Award, among others, Figes is a professor of history at Birkbeck College, /5(21).   From Hunter S. Thompson's acid trip Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas to Herodotus's b.c. Histories, these are the writer-approved best travel books.

FIRST EDITION. “In August , Kinglake set out on an eighteen-month odyssey through Europe and the Ottoman empire. After encountering plague in Constantinople, he travelled to Smyrna, Cyprus, Beirut, the Holy Land, and Jerusalem, before crossing the Sinai Desert to Cairo. unfilled diary-book in their portmanteaus, sought out the Holy Land, the Sinai peninsula, the valley of the Nile, sometimes even Armenia and the Monte Santo, and returned home to emit their illustrated and mapped octavos. We have the type delineated admiringly in Miss Yonge's "Heartsease," {1} bitterly in Miss Skene's "Use and Abuse.

  Kinglake had a good understanding of the problem. He had visited the Holy Land in and as a result had written Eothen, a lively and disinterested account of his travels and the people he met. To him the Russians were intensely pious pilgrims who had made the long and dangerous journey from their homelands over the Caucasus mountains and on Brand: St. Martin's Press. Page 92 - Empire is now in a position of peculiar danger. The accumulated grievances of Foreign Nations which the Porte is unable or unwilling to redress, the mal-administration of its own affairs, and the increasing weakness of executive Power in Turkey, have caused the Allies of the Porte latterly to assume a tone alike novel and alarming, and which, if persevered in, may lead to a general.


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With Kinglake in the Holy Land by Kathleen Mary Willcox Download PDF EPUB FB2

With Kinglake in the Holy Land. [London] Muller [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Alexander William Kinglake; Alexander William Kinglake: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen Mary Willcox; Alexander William Kinglake.

When Savile was summoned home Kinglake, accompanied only by his guide and interpreter, went on by ship to Cyprus and Beirut, then to the Holy Land, Cairo, and Damascus. On his own in a foreign world, Kinglake used the solitary travel for prolonged self-scrutiny, and ultimately for liberation.

Eothen has the freshness of the immediate and the /5(13). The Sunlit Zone combines the narrative drive of the novel with the perfect pitch of true poetry. A darkly futuristic vision shot through with bolts of light.

Brilliant, poignant, disconcerting.- Adrian Hyland, author of Kinglake and Diamond Dove: This novel in verse, at once magical and. Standing on a hilltop, possibly the precise spot where Homer did, that inspired his works, Kinglake takes you there with him, describing unchanged landscape and the flood of emotions that will definately touch you.

When he arrived at the Holy lands, it left me in tears, and a /5. This is a book to be treasured and I read it several times. It is hard to imagine the world Kinglake describes which is virtually extinct now at a time when lions abounded in Eastern Europe, Caliphs and Pashas smoked their pipes through long tubing and Lady Hester Stanhope gets of humour, the book is as British as they come with such sensitive nuances about the subject matter 5/5(5).

Alexander W. Kinglake by Iran B. Hassani Jewett (Book) Travelling gent: the life of Alexander Kinglake () by Gerald De Gaury (Book) Eothen, or, Traces of travel brought home from the East by Alexander William Kinglake (Book.

Buy Eothen by Kinglake, A. W., A. Kinglake (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). "The Great Gun Question" and the Modernization of Ordnance and Administration. Author: Daniel R. LeClair; Publisher: McFarland ISBN: Category: History Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW»  From the Crimean War through the Second Boer War, the British Empire sought to solve the "Great Gun Question"--to harness improvements to ordnance, small arms, explosives and.

1 CHAPTER I EARLY YEARS. The fourth decade of the deceased century dawned on a procession of Oriental pilgrims, variously qualified or disqualified to hold the gorgeous East in fee, who, with bakshîsh in their purses, a theory in their brains, an unfilled diary-book in their portmanteaus, sought out the Holy Land, the Sinai peninsula, the valley of the Nile, sometimes even Armenia and the.

we should say, and went off for a tour in the East, meaning the Ottoman Empire and the Holy Land. Kinglake returned leisurely from his extended travels to find his book a blockbuster and himself a famous man; he would eventually only ever write one more main work, his History of the Crimean War.

HeCited by: 2. By horseback, camelback, and sea vessel Alexander William Kinglake takes the reader through the Middle East.

With intelligence, confidence, and a sense of humor he relates his travels through Constantinople, Palestine, Syria, Cyprus,and the Holy Land. In Cairo he gives a detailed account of the plague and the utter fear everyone felt.

At Smyrna Savile was called home, and Kinglake, with his guide and interpreter, went on by himself--by ship to Cyprus and Beirut, then to the Holy Land, Cairo, and finally Damascus. As Barbara Krieger points out in her introduction, with Savile gone and Kinglake on his own in a foreign world, the trip suddenly became something different.

Adrian Hyland, author of Kinglake and Diamond Dove: This novel in verse, at once magical and irresistible, draws us in to a vivid future. In Lisa Jacobson's telling, the Australian fascination with salt water and sea change is made over anew. Biographical Study of A.

Kinglake by Rev. Tuckwell Part 1 out of 2. sought out the Holy Land, the Sinai peninsula, the valley of the Nile, sometimes even Armenia and the Monte Santo, and returned home Kinglake well, pronounced the book a charming romance, not a history of the war.

Individuals were aggrieved by its notice of. While travel writing had already enjoyed a long and honored tradition in England, the publication in of Alexander Kinglake's Eothen forever changed the genre, and its influence may be traced down the generations from Robert Curzon's Monasteries of the Levant () to Paul Theroux's Great Railway Bazaar ().

Eothen--a Greek word meaning "from the east"--is certainly one of the most /5(7). Whittlesea & Kinglake Anglican Church. likes. Join us this Sunday. Worship is am at St Peter's, Cnr Bald Spur Rd and Whittlesea-Kinglake Rd, Kinglake and am at Christ Church, 9 Wallan 5/5.

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Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has hardback covers. Fascinating account of travels in Turkey, The Holy Land, Egypt, & Lebanon. Undated Edition, probably s or '40s. Brown cloth cover with blind stamped fountain design on front.

A W KINGLAKE. Published by. The book is so simple and complete in itself that it seems to require no explanation or commentary. But for the benefit of those who are not acquainted with the Levant of to-day, it is well to explain that the sixty-four years which have elapsed since Kinglake made his Eastern tour have brought about important changes in the extent, and some.

Ostensibly written by an English knight, the Travels purport to relate his experiences in the Holy Land, Egypt, India and China.

Mandeville claims to have served in the Great Khan's army, and to have travelled in 'the lands beyond' - countries populated by dog-headed men, cannibals, Amazons and Pygmies/5.

Read "Folk-lore of the Holy Land: Moslem, Christian, and Jewish" by J.E. Hanauer available from Rakuten Kobo. James (John) Edward Hanauer () was an author, photographer, and Canon of St George's Church in the Middle East.

Brand: Charles River Editors. Folk-lore of the Holy Land by J. E. Hanauer. Moslem, Christian and Jewish tales from old Palestine. "This entertaining collection of folklore from what is now Israel/Palestine was written at the start of the 20th : Appspublisher.Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope (12 March – 23 June ) was a British socialite, adventurer and traveller.

Her archaeological expedition to Ashkelon in is considered the first modern excavation in the history of Biblical use of a medieval Italian document is described as "one of the earliest uses of textual sources by field archaeologists".