HIST 413 - HISTORY OF TRAVEL
Long Title: A HISTORY OF TRAVEL: FROM MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE TO THE HIPPIE TRAIL
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Course Type: Seminar
Credit Hours: 3
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Description: The development of travel and travel narratives from the early medieval period through
the 20th century, identifying why people travel and how those motives change over time.
Examining spiritual journeys; fear and desire; the foreign gaze (east looking west);
fictitious and vicarious travelling; geography/ethnography; antiquarianism; the gendered
path; divine landscapes and the search for the authentic.