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‘Incorporate into one body torne and scattered limmes’: Recontextualising Principal Navigations within the networks of Richard Hakluyt

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Richard Hakluyt’s The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation (1589 and 1598-1600) was an enormously influential work in the development of travel writing and a formative influence on early modern English identity. Hakluyt drew on and developed a previously European mode to create his compendium, and Principal Navigations is now considered the prime source for sixteenth-century English travel writing, often regarded historically as an objective reco...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
English Faculty
Sub department:
English Faculty
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6814-0478

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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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