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Readership: Political theorists and political scientists in other subfields such as comparative politics. Graduate student in political science and upper-level undergraduates. Interdisciplinary scholars studying travel, tourism, globalization, and postcolonialism. A general educated audience as well.
Susan McWilliams, Associate Professor of Politics, Pomona College
Susan McWilliams is Associate Professor of Politics at Pomona College.
"In this rich, elegant, and fascinating book, Susan McWilliams asks us to recall the Greek theoros?" - the theorist-traveller who journeyed to other lands then returned home to describe the institutions and habits that he saw there, and the reasons and principles behind them. Ever since, she maintains, travel and the imagination of travel has been an important source for thinking about political possibility... With a tour through works about travel, works by traveling theorists, and works imagining theoretically interesting travel?
Introduction: Points of Departure
Chapter 1: Instructions for Traveling
Chapter 2: Reflections on Travel
Chapter 3: Imagined Travelers