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Week 18. Travel and Imperialism in the Modern Age

Baranowski, Shelley, et al., 'Tourism and Empire', Journal of Tourism History 7.1-2 (2015), pp. 100-130. Link.

Behdad, Ali, 'Orientalism and Middle East Travel Writing', in: Geoffrey P. Nash (ed.), Orientalism and Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019). Link.

Behdad, Ali, Belated Travelers: Orientalism in the Age of Colonial Dissolution (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1994). Library.

Bhimull, Chandra D., 'Caribbean Airways, 1930-1932: A Notable Failure', Journal of Transport History 33.2 (2012), pp. 282-242. Link.

Bird, Dúnlaith, Travelling in Different Skins: Gender Identity in European Women's Oriental Travelogues, 1850-1950 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012). Link.

Brisson, Ulrike, 'Discovering Scheherazade: Representations of Oriental Women in the Travel Writing of Nineteenth-Century German Women', Women in German Yearbook 29 (2013), pp. 97-117. Link.

Clark, Steve, and Paul Smethurst (eds.), Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia (Aberdeen and Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2008). [copy ordered]

Dohmen, Renate, 'Material (Re)collections of the ‘Shiny East’: A Late Nineteenth-Century Travel Account by a Young British Woman in India', in: Mary Henes and Brian H. Murray (eds.), Travel Writing, Visual Culture and Form, 1760–1900 (Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016), pp. 42-64. Link.

Farley, David G., Modernist Travel Writing: Intellectuals Abroad (Columbia and London: Missouri University Press, 2010). Link.

Farr, Martin, and Xavier Guégan (eds.), The British Abroad Since the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2
Experiencing Imperialism (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013). Link.

Franey, Laura E., Victorian Travel Writing and Imperial Violence: British Writing on Africa, 1855–1902 (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2003). Link.

Hom, Stephanie Malia, 'Empires of Tourism: Travel and Rhetoric in Italian Colonial Libya and Albania, 1911–1943', Journal of Tourism History 4.3 (2012), pp. 281-300. Link.

Kerr, Douglas, and Julia Kuehn, Century of Travels in China : Critical Essays on Travel Writing from the 1840s to the 1940s (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2007). Link.

Khan, Aisha, 'Portraits in the Mirror: Nature, Culture, and Women's Travel Writing in the Caribbean', Women's Writing 10.1 (2003), pp. 93-117. Link.

Kingsley, Mary H., Travels in West Africa, Congo Français, Corisco and Cameroons (London: MacMillan and Co, 1897). Link. (also available in modern edition as library hard copy).

Lawrence, Karen R., Penelope Travels: Women and Travel in the British Literary Tradition (Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 1994), Ch. 5: '"The African Wanderers": Kingsley and Lee', pp. 103-153. Link.

McDonald, Kate, Placing Empire: Travel and the Social Imagination in Imperial Japan (Oakland, CA: University of California Press, 2017). Link.

Murray, Brian M.,'Introduction: Forms of Travel, Modes of Transport', in: Brian H. Murray (eds.), Travel Writing, Visual Culture and Form, 1760–1900 (Houndmills: Palgrave MacMillan, 2016), pp. 1-18. Link.

Nambula, Katharina, 'Mary Kingsley, Travels in West Africa (1897) and West African Studies (1899)', in: Barbara Schaff (ed.), Handbook of British Travel Writing (Berlin and Boston: De Gruyter, 2020), pp. 411-432. Link.

Newby, Laura, 'Evolving representations of Xinjiang in Chinese travel writings', Studies in Travel Writing 18.4 (2014), pp. 320-331. Link.

O'Cinneide, Murreann, 'Oriental Interests, Interesting Orients: Class, Authority, and the Reception of Knowledge in Victorian Women's Travel Writing', Critical Survey 21.1 (2009), pp. 4-23. Link.

Pirie, Gordon, 'Incidental Tourism: British Imperial Air Travel in the 1930s', Journal of Tourism History 1.1 (2009), pp. 49-66. Link.

Reed, Charles V., Royal Tourists, Colonial Subjects and the Making of a British World, 1860–1911 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016), Ch. 5: 'The Empire Comes Home: Colonial Subjects and the Appeal for Imperial Justice', pp. 162-190. Link.

Simour, Lhoussain, 'Gendered Eyewitness in Narration: Imagining Morocco in British Women Travel-Inspired Narratives in Late Nineteenth Century', Anglo-Saxonica 17.1 (2020), pp. 1-11. Link.

Sivasundaram, Sujit, 'Monarchs, Travellers and Empire in the Pacific's Age of Revolutions', Transactions of the RHS 30 (2020), pp. 77-96. Link.

Turner, Lynette, 'Mary Kingsley: The Female Ethnographic Self in Writing', in: Alison Donnell and Pauline Polkey (eds.), Representing Lives: Women and Auto/biography (Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan, 2000), pp. 53-62. Link.

Tuttle, Brendan, 'A Trip to the Zoo: Colonial Sightseeing and Spectacle in Sudan (1901–1933), Journal of Tourism History 11.3 (2019), pp. 217-242. Link.

Tuttle, Brendan, '"As Imposing a Show as Possible": Aviation in Colonial Sudan and South Sudan, 1916-1930', Juba in the Making (2017). Online blog.

Wells, David N. (ed.), Russian Views of Japan, 1792-1913: An Anthology of Travel Writing (London and New York: Routledge, 2004). Link. [Primary source texts].

Wisnicki, Adrian S., Fieldwork of Empire, 1840-1900: Intercultural Dynamics in the Production of British Expeditionary Literature (New York: Routledge, 2019). Link.

Youngs, Tim (ed.), Travel Writing in the Nineteenth Century: Filling the Blank Spaces (London: Anthem Press, 2006). Link.