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Reconstruction--Fiction--Transfer

Imparting Ethno-aesthetic Knowledge in John Hawkesworth’s Report on Cook’s First Voyage to the South Pacific (1768–1771)

Sebastian Kaufmann

French, English, and, even if “only” as researchers and reporters, Germans participated. Therefore, an examination of the corresponding travel literature inevitably requires a comparative approach. The most influential travel narratives of the period are

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Gijs Mom and Georgine Clarsen

—especially those connected to nonsessility—are viewed with distrust by authorities and their “citizens,” those whose privilege is at that moment characterized by “sessility.” 2 And when they had made it to Germany, in buses, on trains, and in an occasional

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Underwater

Where Environmental Aesthetics Meets Magical Realism

Rodanthi Tzanelli

Gallery' s creator, Kontos, “magical.” This situates this unique project between wildlife photography, art, and documentary-making, all of which were recognized in Kontos's work by National Geographic. Frantz Roh, German proponent of New Objectivity, an

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“Two Wheels Bad”?

The Status of Cycling in the Youth Hostels Association of England and Wales in the 1930s

Michael Cunningham

representatives of twelve nations attended. The German movement was the earliest founded, in 1909, and had the largest number of hostels. It had a significant impact on the organization in England and Wales. Virtually every contemporary account of the movement

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At the Threshold to the New World

Equator Crossings, Sunsets, and Claude Lévi-Strauss’s Tristes Tropiques

Michael Bies

Possessions: The Wonder of the New World (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992). 3 In German-language literature, this topos of the “land of the future” has most prominently been adopted by Stefan Zweig. See Stefan Zweig, Brasilien: Ein Land der

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Florian Krobb and Dorit Müller

significant aspect of the generation and transmission of knowledge lies in the temporal construction of travel narratives. The ways German travelers in Africa integrate their experiences into a linear, measurable passage of time reveals their desire to assert

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Emma Terama, Juha Peltomaa, Catarina Rolim, and Patrícia Baptista

reaching fifteen million users by 2020. 20 Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands are the predominant European markets, with a 75 percent share of total European membership. 21 Results from a 2013 survey conducted in Europe

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Is the Kingdom of Bicycles Rising Again?

Cycling, Gender, and Class in Postsocialist China

Hilda Rømer Christensen

. While car brands still tend to be associated with specific nation-states and nationalities, whether German, Japanese, and so on, the nationalities of bikes seem to be of less importance. 34 For example, Giant bike company, which started in 1974 and

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Knowledge, Travel, and Embodied Thought

Restlessness in Herder’s Journal of My Voyage in the Year 1769

John K. Noyes

aimed at distilling what is best in the universal human spirit (which Herder conceives as Christian) and disseminating it in German territory. The knowledge of the expanded world revitalizes the philosophical spirit, inspiring astonishment in the face of

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James Longhurst, Sheila Dwyer, John Lennon, Zhenhua Chen, Rudi Volti, Gopalan Balachandran, Katarina Gephardt, Mathieu Flonneau, Kyle Shelton, and Fiona Wilkie

impact of British seapower on international relations and commerce, the Anglo-German naval rivalry: all have been a feature of naval historical writing of the past decade. When one sees a new work with the word “naval” in its title, the general reader