The function of contemporary travel narratives in the French, Anglo and Latin Americas

mixing and expanding cultural identity
  • 4.73 MB
  • English
Edwin Mellen Press , Lewiston, N.Y
In literature, Group identity, Travelers" writings, Travel in literature, History and crit
Statementedited by Jean-Francois Cote with a foreword by Roland Walter
LC ClassificationsPN56.T7 F86 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24842469M
ISBN 100773415459
ISBN 139780773415454
LC Control Number2011014864

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