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Conclusion to Part II Local Cosmopolitans

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the key findings of the second section of this book about the genealogical travel writings of the Hadramis. The focus of this section is mainly on the Hadrami sayyids who ... More


Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Steve Clark and Paul Smethurst (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The fourteen chapters in this book examine various topics and contexts of travel writings on China, Japan, and Southeast Asia. From the first Colombian on a trade mission to China, to French women ... More


Conclusion

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Nurses’ First World War memoirs offer significant insights into the suffering endured by the war’s wounded and document the power of professional nursing in alleviating such suffering. They reveal ... More


A Reading of Readings: English Travel Books, Audiences, and Modern Chinese History, c. 1832 to the Present1

Ting Man Tsao

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter investigates the influence of the Ship Amherst voyage and subsequent narrations. The original journey involved a compact between Hugh Lindsay and Charles Gutzlaff, an alliance of British ... More


Strange Lands

Louisa Gairn

in Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633111
eISBN:
9780748653447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633111.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter explores the confrontation of modernity and wilderness in Stevenson's fiction and travel writings, relating this to the work of John Muir and to ideas developed by Henry David Thoreau, ... More


Discourses of Difference: The Malaya of Isabella Bird, Emily Innes and Florence Caddy

Tay Eddie

in Asian Crossings: Travel Writing on China, Japan and Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099142
eISBN:
9789882206632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099142.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores both resemblances and divergences within Isabella Bird's The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither (1883), Emily Innes' The Chersonese with the Gilding Off (1885), and Florence ... More


Conclusion

John Marriott

in The Other Empire: Metropolis, India and Progress in the Colonial Imagination

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060182
eISBN:
9781781700341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060182.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter provides a conclusion on the series of measures applied by British observers to accumulate knowledge about India. The internal coherence and integrity of evangelical narratives and the ... More


Creole Kinship: Genealogy as Gift

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter explores the impact of the genealogical understandings of Hadrami travel writings on the conduct of kinship and marriage relations in the Malay Archipelago, both among Hadramis and ... More


Herself an Author: Gender, Agency, and Writing in Late Imperial China

Grace S. Fong

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831868
eISBN:
9780824869175
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831868.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This book addresses the critical question of how to approach the study of women's writing. It explores various methods of engaging in a meaningful way with a rich corpus of poetry and prose written ... More


Algerian Letters: Mixture, Genres, Literature Itself

Patrick Crowley

in Postcolonial Poetics: Genre and Form

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317453
eISBN:
9781846317187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317187.009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter presents a reading of the travel writings of the nineteenth-century French painter Eugène Fromentin (1820–76), whose work is seen as having inaugurated French Algerian literature; and ... More


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