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Black lambs & grey falcons : women travellers in the Balkans

Author: John B Allcock; Antonia Young
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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During the 19th century the Balkan countries became the subject of a rather romantic fascination for the public at large. This vision of the area has been created in large measure by the writing of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Black lambs & grey falcons.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2000
(OCoLC)606504377
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John B Allcock; Antonia Young
ISBN: 1571817441 9781571817440 1571818073 9781571818072
OCLC Number: 41439756
Description: xxxiii, 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Two Victorian ladies and Bosnian realities, 1862-1875: G.M. MacKenzie and A.P. Irby / Omer Hadžiselimović --
Edith Durham: traveller and publicist / John Hodgson --
Edith Durham as a collector / June Hill --
Emily Balch: Balkan traveller, peace worker and Nobel laureate / Elinor M. Despalatovi ́and Joel M. Halpern --
The work of British medical women in Serbia during and after the first world war / Monica Krippner --
Captain Flora Sandes: a case study in the social construction of gender in a Serbian context / Julie Wheelwright --
Rose Wilder Lane: 1886-1968 / Antonia Young--
Rebecca West, Gerda and the sense of process / Felicity Rosslyn --
Margaret Masson Hasluck / Marc Clark --
Louisa Raynor: an Englishwoman's experiences in wartime Yugoslavia / Anne Kay --
Mercia MacDermott: a woman of the frontier / Diane Waller --
An anthropologist in the village / Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern --
Bucks, brides and useless baggage: women's quest for a role in their Balkan travels / Dea Birkett --
Constructing 'the Balkans' / John B. Allcock --
Women travellers in the Balkans: a bibliographical guide / Jennifer Finder.
Other Titles: Black lambs and grey falcons
Responsibility: edited by John B. Allcock and Antonia Young.
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