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Question 1: ________ (1767–1848)
John Quincy AdamsMartin Van BurenJames MonroeEdward Everett

Question 2:
The Road to Oxiana (1937) — travels in Persia and ________
AfghanistanNon-Aligned MovementCentral Intelligence AgencyNATO

Question 3:
Under the Tuscan Sun (1996) — a memoir of buying, renovating, and living in an abandoned villa in rural Tuscany in ________.

Question 4: Travel literature often intersects with essay writing, as in ________'s India: A Wounded Civilization, where a trip becomes the occasion for extended observations on a nation and people.
V. S. NaipaulJ. M. CoetzeeWilliam GoldingSalman Rushdie

Question 5:
Prospero's Cell: A Guide to the Landscape and Manners of the Island of Corcyra (1945) — this text describes Durrell's time in ________.
CorfuIonian IslandsPaxiGreece

Question 6:
Post to Never-Never Land (Poland, 1968) — reports from ________.
United KingdomCanadaBarbadosAustralia

Question 7:
Bitter Lemons (1957) — travels in ________.

Question 8: ________ (1906–1996)
South AfricaEnglandLondonLaurens van der Post

Question 9: Travel literature may be ________ or transnational in focus, or may involve travel to different regions within the same country.
AnthropologyCultureCross-culturalUnited States

Question 10: ________ (1304 – 1368 or 1369), Moroccan world traveler
Almohad dynastyMoroccoAl-AndalusIbn Battuta


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