H-Travel is a network for the academic discussion of the history of travel, transport, and tourism. It welcomes professionals in the field of history and also those in other fields, as well as non-professionals, interested in its subject. The focus is on the history of travel, transport, and tourism from the earliest beginnings through the present and future, throughout the world and beyond. The languages of communication for the list are English, French, German, and Spanish.

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Ristow Prize for the best essay in the history of cartography

Students of the history of cartography are invited to submit papers for the 2018 Ristow Prize competition. Undergraduate, graduate, and first-year postdoctoral students of any nationality are eligible to compete. Papers must be in English, not exceeding 7500 words, and should be submitted digitally as a PDF document to eedson@pvcc.edu or in hard copy postmarked no later than June 1, 2018, to Evelyn Edson, 268 Springtree Lane, Scottsville, VA 24590, U.S.A. Appropriate illustrations, especially maps, are encouraged.

Tim Youngs
Isabelle Hesse

Hesse on Youngs, 'The Cambridge Introduction to Travel Writing'

Tim Youngs. The Cambridge Introduction to Travel Writing. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. xi + 240 pp. $93.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-87447-2; $30.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-69739-2.

Reviewed by Isabelle Hesse (The University of Sydney)
Published on H-Travel (February, 2018)
Commissioned by Evan Ward