Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 March 2015

424 Pages | 34 color illus.

6 x 9 in inches

ISBN: 9789774166679

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American Travelers on the Nile

Early US Visitors to Egypt, 1774-1839

Andrew Oliver

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • An insightful look at a period of US travel history never explored in such depth before, recalling the world of the adventurers, entrepreneurs, missionaries, naval officers, and tourists who made the journey east during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
  • The words and ideas of the early American travelers, from all social backgrounds, in response to what they experienced in Egypt makes a fascinating read.
  • Includes previously unpublished personal travel accounts complemented by more than 30 illustrations.

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