The Turkish Embassy Letters download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

The Turkish Embassy Letters download free [PDF and Ebook] by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu year 2009
  • Book name: The Turkish Embassy Letters
  • Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
  • Release date: 2009/7/29
  • Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9781853816796
  • Rating: 8.4 of 10
  • Votes: 312
  • Review by: Jessie Poindexter
  • Review rating: 9.36 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/13
  • Total pages: 240
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The critical and biographical introduction tells of Lady Wortley Montagu's travels through Europe to Turkey in 1716, where her husband had been appointed Ambassador. Her lively letters offer insights into the paradoxical freedoms conferred on Muslim women by the veil, the value of experimental work by Turkish doctors on inoculation, and the beauty of Arab poetry and culture.The ability to study another culture according to its own values and to see herself through the eyes of others makes Lady Mary one of the most fascinating of early travel writers and commentators
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H16M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Classic Travel Writing, Biography: General, International Relations, Diaries, Letters & Journals, Cultural Studies, Travel Writing
  • Available formats: WORD, HTML, DjVu, EPUB, DOC, AZW, PDF, TXT. Compressed in CAB, TZ, CHM, ZIP, XZ, RAR
  • Download servers: Google Drive, Firedrop, BitShare, 4Shared, MEGA
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 9.91 USD
  • Dimensions: 126x196x12mm
  • Weight: 181.44g
  • Printed by: Virago Press Ltd
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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