Robinson presents some three hundred and fifty woman travellers, mostly British or American, and examines the almost one thousand books they produced. Spanning sixteen centuries, she reveals a fascinating body of literature, full of insight, wit, and courage.
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Jane Robinson was born in Edinburgh and brought up in North Yorkshire. After graduating from Oxford, she joined a firm of antiquarian book dealers specializing in travel, later leaving to pursue a writing career. Her books include Parrot Pie for Breakfast: An Anthology of Women Pioneers and Unsuitable for Ladies: An Anthology of Women Travelers.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0192828223