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Itzel Toledo García

(1888). Both Díaz (president 1876–1880, 1884–1911) and Manuel González (president 1880–1884) were committed to achieving political stability and the economic modernization of the country. Together, their governing periods are known as the Porfiriato

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Miriam L. Wallace

Best known as political radicals and novelists, Mary Wollstonecraft and Thomas Holcroft each wrote a travel narrative: Letters Written During a Short Residence in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark ([1796] 1987) and Travels from Hamburg through Westphalia, Holland and the Netherlands to Paris (1804), respectively. Despite their specific differences, both Wollstonecraft and Holcroft reconfigure travel as a politically inflected act of cultural encounter, resisting both the Grand Tour tradition of elite education and Romantic travel as an asocial and personal experience of the sublime. Although Wollstonecraft's account has been examined as a kind of feminine sublime or roman à clef, her political project has frequently been elided, seen as separate from the personal affect of her account. Holcroft's narrative is simply neglected. Reading these two travel accounts as products of late eighteenth-century British radical reform and developing Romantic sensibility enhances our understanding of eighteenth-century travel narrative and British Romanticism itself.

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Maureen Mulligan

Nationalist Fascist forces of General Franco rose up against the democratically elected Loyalist Republican government and divided the country over issues of politics, religion, gender, and class. The writers are Gamel Woolsey, an American who lived in Spain

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“Space without People”

Austro-German Filmmaker, Bestselling Author, and Journalist Colin Ross Discovers Australia

Siegfried Mattl

Sea adventures presented in the film. Euphoric reviews accompanied the film’s premiere, praising its power to unveil the true face of the contemporary world and its realistic depiction of the new driving forces of global politics. The book underwent

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Knowledge, Ignorance, and Pilgrimage

Evgenia Mesaritou, Simon Coleman, and John Eade

The field of pilgrimage studies has greatly expanded in recent years, with scholarship being produced on “secular” pilgrimages ( Margry 2008 ), the political economy of pilgrimage ( Coleman and Eade 2018a ), the relationship of pilgrimage with

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Islam, Travel, and Learning

A Case Study on Indonesian Muslim Student Diasporas in Saudi Arabia

Sumanto Al Qurtuby

). Although there are non-religious developments concerning the influence of the Middle East in Indonesia (e.g., business, economy, or politics), the greatest impact has been in the areas of Islamic practice, cultures, and religious education. This is mainly

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Matthew Binney

an empirical foundation to travel observations as those reflections document how the narrator inhabits discrete circumstances of time and place. Consciousness, Circumstances, and Political Ideology Locke’s personal identity functions as the

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Nicholas F. Russell

; Astley 1968: 408 ). More commonly, though, the populace greeted the foreigners with politeness, cordiality, and wonder. What Felipe Fernández-Armesto called the “Stranger effect” seems to have been at play. There was also a political motivation: the

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“Pretty as a Picture”

The Aesthetics of the Picturesque in British Travel Accounts of Tunis (1835–1887)

Imene Gannouni Khemiri

, aesthetic, moral, and political (1989: 45). In Temple, the variety of forms conjured up delight. However, the aesthetic response to the ruin picturesque was coupled with “a feeling of melancholy” that he found difficult to shake off (1835: 93). Ruins are

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Non “Religious” Knowing in Pilgrimages to Sacred Sites

Greek Cypriots’ “return” Pilgrimages to the Monastery of Apostolos Andreas (Cyprus)

Evgenia Mesaritou

ignorance would obscure the ways in which pilgrimage is often embedded in everyday socio-political concerns. The Monastery of Apostolos Andreas in Occupied Cyprus My focus is the monastery of Apostolos Andreas (AA) in Cyprus. Cyprus has been de facto