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Review: The Voyages and Manifesto of William Fergusson. Edited w/ introduction & notes by Derek L. Elliott (The Hakluyt Society, 2021)

9 June 2022

by Lionel Knight Review forthcoming in The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Reposted with permission This volume will join more than forty travel accounts focused wholly...

Review: The Javanese Travels of Purwalelana. Translated, with introduction & notes by Bosnak & Koot (The Hakluyt Society, 2020).

22 May 2022

by Lionel Knight “The Javanese Travels of Purwalelana. A Nobleman’s Account of His Journeys across the Island of Java 1860–1875. Translated, with an Introduction and Notes,...

Michael G. Brennan, English Travellers to Venice: 1450-1600, London: The Hakluyt Society, 2022.

17 May 2022

By Michael G Brennan, Professor of Renaissance Studies at the School of English, University of Leeds. English Travellers to Venice: 1450-1600 originally developed from accounts of...

The Archive of the Hakluyt Society at the British Library

22 April 2022

We are delighted to announce that the archive of the Hakluyt Society is now catalogued as part of the India Office Private Papers and available to researchers at the British Library. ...