People have been attracted to the lure of distant, exotic places throughout the ages, and over the centuries a vast store of legends and lore relating to travel have grown up. This encyclopedia represents a complilation of travel legends and lore of civilizations throughout the world.
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 1007 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 25 mm
"Using travel as a metaphor for discovery, wonder, and delight, this elegant and splendidly written publication is an appreciation of the legends and mythology associated with geographic locations and events. The research is objectively presented and thoroughly documented, and an impressive bibliography rounds out the text. Fritze...has created a readable and reliable collection on topics that heretofore have been overlooked. Highly recommended for academic and general readers." - Library Journal
"Amusing and informative, this book is recommended for public, school, and small academic libraries." - Choice