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Travels with Herodotus

The parts about his own experiences were also a little disappointing in that they often didn’t add up to much. Like twenty in a row. It is a book written from a position of knowledge, often about the times where he was far from knowledgeable – a young Polish journalist, sent from the recently opened East to India – a place he had no former knowledge of, and similarly to China – where he was no longer welcome due to a political change which occurred the day he arrived – although the Chinese left him to work this out.


I know its called Travels with Herodotus but there was too much Herodotus. I felt, i smelled, i could see India in front of me. View all 7 comments. There are some great anecdotes in the book, but since they don’t really go anywhere, they ultimately leave the reader unsatisfied. Be the first to write a review. It’s on the net. The ancient world in which Herodotus traveled could easily be seen as divided into east-west, Asia-Europe, Persia-Greece. This work is an intertwined version of a travel journal, between the author’s walks of life and the mighty Herodotus’ roads as well.

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It also a longlist of running questions. Lists with This Book. Bell suggests the following working principle for journalism of attachment: When I bought the book, I was expecting it to be something like Travels with a Tangerine: All the kaupscinski, Kapuscinski — cut off from home, family, native language — cleaves to Herodotus as a fellow traveller attempting to make sense of the world.

Every journey begins with a reckoning, a stocktaking, an analysis of where one is.

When I bought the bo I love travelogues. This has been the nature of the enterprise always, and the folly may be to believe one can resist it.

The rest of the book is good, but not as herodtoo. This suggests that the shortfirstfemaleshiftis in largepartdueto themale’s capacityto assumechargeof the nest,rather than to any particular desire of the female to return to sea. War and Peaceheroeoto example, or Jude the Obscure.

Mayhem in Mayfair and Mallorca. Bell’s argument is that objective reporting is not always synonymous with truthful reportingbecause in a conflictual context there is always an imbalance between the forces involved, with the more powerful one enjoying better media coverage than the less powerful one.


It is morally wrong to argue that the oppressor and the oppressed, the powerful and the powerless, the rich and the poor, are equal and equally deserving of attention. They were refugees from a civil war, which ended but a few years earlier, between Hindus and Muslims, a war which saw the birth of independent India and Pakistan and which resulted in hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions of dead and many millions of refugees.

Herodotus is a story teller who knows the rules of the market place, includes a bit of spice. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Then this would be a rather boring work, an extended commentary on someone with whom I was not familiar. Or the link might be to the place, not the time. Whereas learning about the world is labor, and a great all-consuming one at that.

They were entertaining, but didn’t seem that significant.

This, the last book by its author, is one of a kind. View all 13 comments. View all 3 comments. Fodor’s Brazil by Fodor’s. For instance, he asks, how could the Babylonian men decide to strangle all women except one in their households to conserve viajs during a siege?

I enjoy humanity, and Kapuscinski definitely wrote with that in mind. Pedestrian, quotidian, and disappointing. No, he just mentions it as if it’s totally OK, a minor quibble. Please try again later. Finally, hsrodoto shoes—massive loafers with thick, stiff soles.