Along The Way: Pilgrimage Scenes From The Camino Francés To Santiago De Compostela by Robert Lawrence FranceAlong The Way: Pilgrimage Scenes From The Camino Francés To Santiago De Compostela by Robert Lawrence France

Along The Way: Pilgrimage Scenes From The Camino Francés To Santiago De Compostela

byRobert Lawrence France

Paperback | July 1, 2014

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Along the Way is unique among contemporary Camino publications in that it is part travelogue, part literary review, and part cultural commentary. Readers can follow Robert France’s own pilgrimage along his “namesake road” through focused and succinct excerpts from his journal that are accompanied by numerous photographs. The book also provides the first interpretation of the prevalent themes—adventure, joy, contact, and contemplation—covered in the published literature of modern Camino accounts. Finally, the book undertakes the first illumination of the modern cultural phenomena of the Camino through surveying the zeitgeist of the Way.
Robert Lawrence France is an associate professor of watershed management in the department of environmental sciences in the faculty of agriculture at Dalhousie University and a science advisor to the Center of Technology and the Environment at Harvard University. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including The Handbook of La...
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Title:Along The Way: Pilgrimage Scenes From The Camino Francés To Santiago De CompostelaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:312 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 0.8 inPublished:July 1, 2014Publisher:Libri PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1907471278

ISBN - 13:9781907471278

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"This is a magnificent thought-provoking work, one that succeeds in weaving a historical and contemporary literature review into a travelogue, coupled with an evocative photographic record of the journey . . . . Robert France’s dedication and determination is never-ending." —Frances McGettigan, Lecturer, Athlone Institute of Technology, Athlone, Ireland