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A Woman'S Journey Round The World From Vienna To Brazil, Chili, Tahiti, China, Hindostan, Persia, And Asia Minor

By: Ida Pfeiffer
Published By: Double9 Books
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"A Woman's Journey Round the World" with the aid of Ida Pfeiffer is an amazing travelogue that unveils the brilliant journey of a nineteenth-century Austrian explorer. Ida Pfeiffer, a girl in advance of her time, launched into an exquisite solo journey around the globe, defying societal norms and expectations of her generation. Pfeiffer's narrative takes readers on a fascinating expedition through various continents and cultures. Her adventures spanned from the distinguished islands of the South Pacific to the rugged landscapes of South America and the faraway areas of Asia. With keen observations, she vividly defined the various human beings, customs, and environments she encountered. What makes Pfeiffer's adventure particularly noteworthy is that she defied the conventions of her time, as ladies hardly ever ventured into the challenging world of exploration and journey. Her narrative isn't handiest an account of her bodily travels but also a testomony to her braveness, curiosity, and determination. "A Woman's Journey Round the World" presents a unique attitude on the 19th-century international, offering insights into the cultural diversity, herbal wonders, and societal structures of that technology. Pfeiffer's writing is marked by using its spirit of journey and her ability to transcend the limitations of her time, making her a trailblazer for ladies tourists and explorers.

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Ida Pfeiffer

Ida Pfeiffer, née Reyer, was an Austrian explorer, travel writer, and ethnographer who became a famous early female traveler; her bestseller journals were translated into seven languages. Between 1846 and 1855, she traveled an estimated 32,000 kilometers (20,000 miles) by land and 240,000 kilometers (150,000 miles) by water across Southeast Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa. Despite being a member of the geographical societies of Berlin and Paris, she was denied membership in the Royal Geographical Society in London since it prohibited women from being elected before 1913. Ida Laura Pfeiffer was born on October 14, 1797, in Vienna, to rich textile manufacturer Aloys Reyer. She was the youngest of five siblings. She preferred boys' clothing as a child, enjoyed sports and fitness, and received the same education as her brothers thanks to her father's encouragement. "I was not shy," she said in her memoir, "but wild as a boy, and bolder and more forward than my elder brothers." Her first extended journey, when she was five years old, was to Palestine and Egypt.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 414Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359950238
  • ISBN-13:9789359950235
  • Item Weight: 621g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 22.8mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Travel / Essays & Travelogues