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ISBN: 1859846238 / ISBN-13: 9781859846230

Wanderlust: A History of Walking


What does it mean to be out walking in the world, whether in a landscape or a metropolis, on a pilgrimage or a protest march? In this first general ... Show synopsis

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  • Wanderlust: A History of Walking (Verso) – Hardcover (2001)
    by Rebecca Solnit

    Wanderlust: A History of Walking

    Hardcover, Verso
    335 pages

    ISBN: 1859846238
    ISBN-13: 9781859846230

    A pastoral and poetic investigation of the politics, philosophy and human pleasure in the activity of walking. The author explores the position that landscape and walking have in the history of literature, and philosophy, whilst reminiscing on the walks she has taken in the USA, Europe and the UK. An irreverent and passionate account of human activity, the book includes profiles of some of the most significant walkers in history and fiction, from Wordsworth to Gary Synder, from Rousseau to Argentina's Mothers of the Plaza ... Show more

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