The Resource To the ends of the earth : Mary Gaunt, pioneer traveller : her biography, Susanna De Vries

To the ends of the earth : Mary Gaunt, pioneer traveller : her biography, Susanna De Vries

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To the ends of the earth : Mary Gaunt, pioneer traveller : her biography
Title
To the ends of the earth
Title remainder
Mary Gaunt, pioneer traveller : her biography
Statement of responsibility
Susanna De Vries
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Travel writer, explorer and novelist. 'Gaunts never give up', the motto of Mary's ancestor, Prince John of Gaunt (1340-1399) was quoted by Mary's father, William Gaunt, to his children. In the 1880s, Mary Gaunt was one of the first women admitted to Melbourne University. Miss Gaunt's desire to study law was denied since male academics believed women incapable of studying 'difficult' subjects. In 1909, Mary, now widowed, led her own expedition into the West African jungle, staying in remote villages to gather information for her book 'Alone in West Africa'. In 1913, in the absence of sealed roa
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
De Vries, Susanna
Dewey number
  • 305.420994
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
HQ1822.5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaunt, Mary
  • Women
  • Women travelers
Label
To the ends of the earth : Mary Gaunt, pioneer traveller : her biography, Susanna De Vries
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1684026
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Publication
Copyright
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unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • INTRODUCTION, Mary Eliza Bakewell Gaunt [1861-1942]; PRELUDE, Outwitting Mussolini; Chapter 1: 'Gaunts never give up'; Chapter 2: Fighting prejudice at university; Chapter 3: Finding Doctor Right; Chapter 4: Mary postponed her visit to China; Chapter 5: Africa -- the Dark Continent; Chapter 6: Heading a band of naked warriors; Chapter 7: 'Madame, you have the heart of a lion'; Chapter 8: 'Murder Hill' and Togoland; Chapter 9: Black magic among the Ashanti; Chapter 10: The male dinosaurs of London's Royal Geographical Society; Chapter 11: Through Tsarist Russia to Peking
  • Chapter 12: Inside the Forbidden CityChapter 13: A political assassination; Chapter 14: The Great Wall of China and Emperor Yongle's tomb; Chapter 15: 'Behind every small foot is a jar of tears'; Chapter 16: Chende and the hunting palace of the Manchu; Chapter 17: The temple of the Three Mountains; Chapter 18: 'Keep your last bullet for yourself'; Chapter 19: Last days in China; Chapter 20: Exploring the Amur River and Saghalien; Chapter 21: On troop trains through Siberia; Chapter 22: St Petersburg and after; Chapter 23: Captured by the Germans; Chapter 24: The Gaunts in wartime
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ocn879612025
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unknown
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1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742984070
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2AFACA0-E870-4C32-B87D-489145E4C3F5
System control number
(OCoLC)879612025
Label
To the ends of the earth : Mary Gaunt, pioneer traveller : her biography, Susanna De Vries
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=1684026
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • INTRODUCTION, Mary Eliza Bakewell Gaunt [1861-1942]; PRELUDE, Outwitting Mussolini; Chapter 1: 'Gaunts never give up'; Chapter 2: Fighting prejudice at university; Chapter 3: Finding Doctor Right; Chapter 4: Mary postponed her visit to China; Chapter 5: Africa -- the Dark Continent; Chapter 6: Heading a band of naked warriors; Chapter 7: 'Madame, you have the heart of a lion'; Chapter 8: 'Murder Hill' and Togoland; Chapter 9: Black magic among the Ashanti; Chapter 10: The male dinosaurs of London's Royal Geographical Society; Chapter 11: Through Tsarist Russia to Peking
  • Chapter 12: Inside the Forbidden CityChapter 13: A political assassination; Chapter 14: The Great Wall of China and Emperor Yongle's tomb; Chapter 15: 'Behind every small foot is a jar of tears'; Chapter 16: Chende and the hunting palace of the Manchu; Chapter 17: The temple of the Three Mountains; Chapter 18: 'Keep your last bullet for yourself'; Chapter 19: Last days in China; Chapter 20: Exploring the Amur River and Saghalien; Chapter 21: On troop trains through Siberia; Chapter 22: St Petersburg and after; Chapter 23: Captured by the Germans; Chapter 24: The Gaunts in wartime
Control code
ocn879612025
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781742984070
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
A2AFACA0-E870-4C32-B87D-489145E4C3F5
System control number
(OCoLC)879612025

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