1st Edition

Three Victorian Travellers
Burton, Blunt, Doughty

ISBN 9781138638440
Published November 30, 2017 by Routledge
174 Pages

USD $39.95

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Book Description

First published in 1964. This book is concerned with impressions of Arabic culture on the British before the First World War. More particularly, it is concerned with three Victorian travellers, all of whom knew Arabic culture first hand through their travels in the Middle and Near East, and especially in Arabia, Arabic North Africa, and the seaboard of the eastern Mediterranean. This title will be of interest to students of history.

Table of Contents

Preface;  1. Victorian Interest in the Arab World  2. Richard Francis Burton – Haji  3. Wilfrid Scawen Blunt – Sheikh  4. Charles Montagu Doughty – Nasrâny  5. Doughty, Blunt, and Burton;  Notes;  Index

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