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Across the Hellespont : : a literary guide to Turkey / / Richard Stoneman.

By: Stoneman, Richard [Author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: London :: Tauris Parke, 2010Description: xi, 248 p. : maps ; 20 cmISBN: 9781848854Subject(s): Travelers -- History -- Turkey | Ταξιδιωτικές εντυπώσεις | Turkey -- Description and travel | Turkey -- Literary collections | Τουρκία -- Περιγραφή και ταξίδιαSummary: From Herodotus to Freya Stark, writers have been inspired by Turkey, a varied country at the crossroads of history, for millennia. Here, Richard Stoneman describes in lively detail the remarkable literature they produced. At a time when Turkey's position on the fringe may be set to change to a deeper involvement in Europe, the need to understand the country is even more compelling. The range of travel writing represented in this book shows how, while political circumstances may change, the lure of Turkey remains constant.
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First published 1987

Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-241) and index.

From Herodotus to Freya Stark, writers have been inspired by Turkey, a varied country at the crossroads of history, for millennia. Here, Richard Stoneman describes in lively detail the remarkable literature they produced. At a time when Turkey's position on the fringe may be set to change to a deeper involvement in Europe, the need to understand the country is even more compelling. The range of travel writing represented in this book shows how, while political circumstances may change, the lure of Turkey remains constant.

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