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Mary S Lovell

A Rage to Live

A Biography of Richard and Isabel Burton

€ 61.95

An illustrated biography of one of Victorian England`s most extraordinary pairs, based on previously closed archives, reveals Isabel Burton as equal in daring and intelligence to the linguist, explorer, and rebel she married. Reprint. 12,000 first printing.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Map
x
Introduction xiii
A Gipsy Childhood 1821-1840
1(15)
Undergraduate to Griffin 1840-1842
16(17)
The Subaltern 1843-1845
33(16)
Mirza Abdullah 1845-1846
49(26)
Indian Summer 1846-1849
75(16)
Miss Arundell 1831-1852
91(16)
Flirtations 1849-1853
107(14)
The Pilgrim 1853
121(19)
Dreams of Africa 1853-1854
140(18)
Disaster in the Horn of Africa 1854-1855
158(23)
With Beatson`s Horse in the Crimea 1855-1856
181(23)
Secret Engagement 1856
204(18)
The Scent of Cloves 1856-1857
222(19)
The Long Safari 1856-1857
241(28)
The Lake Regions 1857-1858
269(26)
The Betrayal Summer 1859
295(26)
Turning Point 1859-1860
321(21)
The Prairie Traveller 1860
342(23)
Marriage 1861
365(21)
Consul in West Africa 1861-1863
386(29)
Island Honeymoon 1863-1864
415(16)
Source of the Nile 1861-1864
431(12)
The Duel September 1864
443(16)
South American Interlude 1865-1868
459(31)
Home Again 1868-1869
490(16)
Destiny in Damascus 1869-1870
506(25)
A Sweet Unrest 1870-1871
531(25)
Pay, Pack and Follow! 1871-1873
556(34)
Trieste - The Early Years 1873-1875
590(29)
A Charming Day and No One Died 1876-1879
619(19)
Lengthening Shadows 1879-1880
638(26)
Arabian Nights 1881-1883
664(11)
Kama Shastra - Paradigms of Passion 1883-1886
675(29)
Bid the Winter Come 1887-1890
704(33)
Actions and Reactions 1890-1891
737(27)
`Hermaphrodite` and the Pornographers 1891-1894
764(20)
Last Tinkle of the Camel Bell 1894-1896
784(4)
Epilogue 788(12)
Appendix 1 800(3)
Appendix 2 803(1)
Appendix 3: Chronology 804(4)
Source Notes 808(79)
Bibliography 887(8)
Acknowledgements and Picture Credits 895(2)
Index 897
Extra informatie: 
Paperback / softback
944 pagina's
1043 gram
235 x 159 x 38 mm
W. W. Norton & Company us

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