By Dr Mahn Churnjeet
Beginning with the ebook of the 1st Murray guidebook to Greece in 1840 and finishing with Virginia Woolf's trip to Athens, this booklet deals a family tree of British women's shuttle literature approximately Greece. Churnjeet Mahn recounts the women's first-hand reviews of the websites and attractions of antiquity, interpreting commute debts by means of archaeologists, ethnographers, newshounds, and travelers to chart women's renderings of contemporary Greece via a sequence of discursive lenses. Mahn's bargains insights into the significance of the Murray and Baedeker guidebooks; how wisdom of Greece and Classical experiences have been used to justify colonial rule of India whilst that Agnes Smith Lewis and Jane Ellen Harrison used Greece as a logo of women's emancipation; British women's creation of the 1st anthropological money owed of contemporary Greece; and fin-de-siècle girls who asserted their correct to work out and declare antiquity even as that the protection of the self reliant woman visitor was once being referred to as into query by way of the media.
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British Women's Travel to Greece, 1840–1914: Travels in the Palimpsest (The Nineteenth Century Series) by Dr Mahn Churnjeet