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Off the beaten track : three centuries of women travellers / Dea Birkett ; foreword by Jan Morris.
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Author: Birkett, Dea, 1958-
Author: National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
Publication year: 2004
Format: Book
Publisher: London : National Portrait Gallery, c2004.
ISBN: 9781855145269 (hbk.) :
Description:
Published to accompany the exhibition Off the Beaten Track held at the National Portrait Gallery, London from 7 July to 31 October 2004.
The author records the experiences of women travellers and reveals where they travelled, what they looked like, how they described new landscapes and cultures in both words and images. She also raises important issues of identity and representation, as well as attitudes to gender roles.
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144 p. : ill. (some col.), facsims., ports. (some col.) ; 23 cm.

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