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A Tour Through The Island Of Great Britain V1

Divided Into Circuits Or Journeys

by Daniel Defoe

  • 319 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Novelty

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11890558M
    ISBN 101428640363
    ISBN 109781428640368

    Daniel Defoe's A Tour Through the Whole Island of Great Britain is one of the most important national surveys ever carried out. It shows the country at a critical moment in its development, at the time of the Jacobite risings, just after the union . This is a list of islands of the United United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland has thousands of islands within its territory and several external territories. This is a list of selected British islands grouped by constituent country or overseas largest British island is Great Britain, which forms a substantial majority of the United Kingdom and is the.

    Defoe's "Tour Through the Whole island of Great Britain", first published in three volumes in , is an account of 13 "circuits or journies" made by the renowned author of such books as "Robinson Crusoe" and "Moll Flanders". This abridged edition is also the first illustrated version. Defoe's famous text is now complemented by contemporary paintings, sketches, and . Abstract. Defoe’s Tour through the Whole Island of Great Britain was published in three volumes between and It is written in the form of a series of letters, each describing a circuit or journey ‘giving a particular and diverting account of whatever is curious and worth observation particularly fitted for the reading of such as desire to travel over the island’.Author: J. R. Hammond.

    A World Service Tour of Great Britain — BBC World Service Archive. Britain is a beautiful place. Listen to descriptions of its best bits. Daniel Defoe is best known as the author of Robinson Crusoe, published in However between and he published the three volume work, A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, divided into circuits or journies. This is a superb and detailed account of what Great Britain was like on the eve of the industrial and agricultural revolutions, written in a matter-of .


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A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain is an account of his travels by English author Daniel Defoe, first published in three volumes between and Other than Robinson Crusoe, Tour was Defoe's most popular and financially successful work during the eighteenth century.

Pat Rogers notes that in Defoe’s use of the “literary vehicle (the ‘tour’ or ‘circuit’) that could. An amazing book, quick delivery, very enjoyable.

Interesting to know how Defoe saw things in the mid 18th century, especially Salisbury Cathedral and Old Sarum both of which I visited last week. The political and religious background knowledge explains so much and gives a good picture of life for all classes living in Britain at that time/5(30).

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Full text of "A TOUR THROUGHT THE WHOLE ISLAND OF GREAT BRITAIN VOL-1" See other formats. Defoe's Tour Through the Whole island of Great Britain, first published in three volumes inis an account of 13 circuits or journies made by the renowned author of such books as Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders.

Britain in the early eighteenth century: an introduction that is both informative and imaginative, reliable and entertaining. To the tradition of travel writing Daniel Defoe brings a lifetime's experience as a businessman, soldier, economic journalist and spy, and his Tour () is an invaluable source of social and economic history/5(30).

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To the tradition of travel writing Daniel Defoe brings a lifetime's experience as a businessman, soldier, economic journalist and spy, and his Tour () is an invaluable source of social and economic history.

But this book is far more than a beautifully. Daniel Defoe, A tour thro' the whole island of Great Britain, divided into circuits or journies (London: JM Dent and Co, ) This web edition published by [email protected]

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The town of Darking is eminent for several little things worth observation; as first, for the great Roman highway, call’d Stormy-street, which Mr. Cambden says, passes through the very church-yard of this town: Secondly, for a little common or heath, call’d the Cottman Dean, or the dean or heath of poor cottagers, for so the word signifies.

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