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Magical sites : women travelers in 19th century Latin America

Author: Marjorie Agosín; Julie H Levison
Publisher: Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This intriguing group of travel journals reveals the voices of women who traveled in Latin America during the nineteenth century. From French nuns who left their homelands to establish convents in Latin America to well-bred English women who accompanied their husbands on business travels, these women discovered a world beyond anything they had known or expected and recorded it in their journals. Their male  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Historia
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Magical sites.
Buffalo, N.Y. : White Pine Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607271596
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marjorie Agosín; Julie H Levison
ISBN: 1877727946 9781877727948
Language Note: Text in English with some selections translated from French, German, and Spanish.
OCLC Number: 40713933
Description: 234 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Travels through Chile, 1822 / Mary Caldecott Graham --
Travels through Argentina, Peru, and Bolivia, 1830 / Juana Manuela Gorriti --
Travels through Peru, 1833 / Flora Tristan --
Travels through Mexico, 1843 / Frances Erskine Inglis Calderón de la Barca --
Travels through Cuba, 1844 / María de la Merced Beltrán --
Travels through the West Indies, 1850 / Nancy Gardner Prince --
Travels through Chile, 1853 / Ana du Rousier and Sacred Heart Nuns --
Travels through the Brazils, 1855 / Ida Pfeiffer --
Travels through Central America and Mexico, 1884 / Helen Sanborn --
Travels through Nicaragua, 1887 / Dora [Mrs. Alfred] Hort.
Responsibility: edited by Marjorie Agosín & Julie H. Levison.

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Women move beyond 19th century conventions to travel and write in Latin America.  Read more...
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