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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New Books Network interview with Richard Ivan Jobs about Backpack Ambassadors

I would like to alert collegues to a New Books Network interview I did with Roxanne Panchasi about my book Backpack Ambassadors:  How Youth Travel Integrated Europe (Chicago, 2017) that was released this week.  My book was very recently reviewed by Igor Tchoukarine for H-Travel.  Please follow the link below for the interview:


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