🎧 China's First Tourists: Travel Writers in the Ming Dynasty
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Around the same time as the Mayflower was landing at Cape Cod, on the other side of the world in China, tourism was thriving and giving rise to a fascinating genre of travel writing.
To mark the start of the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Tiger - Professor Suzannah Lipscomb explores the wonderfully rich prose and travel diaries of the period with Professor James Hargett. His research and translations reveal extraordinary insights into the society and culture of the late Ming Dynasty.
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