travelogue

Shibli Numani’s imagined community

A 19th-century travelogue from northern India challenges colonial orientalism.

| Dec 14, 2018

In lieu of a travelogue

Translations from a 1982 Serbian travelogue about Nepal appearing for the first time in English.

| Oct 15, 2015

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