- What’s On
Donna Landry is a professor of English at the University of Kent and author of The Invention of the Countryside: Hunting, Walking and Ecology in English Literature 1671–1831, The Muses of Resistance: Laboring-Class Women’s Poetry in Britain 1739–1796 and Noble Brutes: How Eastern Horses Transformed English Culture She is co-author with Caroline Finkel and Kate Clow of The Evliya Çelebi Way: Turkey’s first long-distance walking and riding route
Donna Landry visits Karacabey, the national stud near Bursa, with the Ottoman historian Caroline Finkel and discovers an equestrian paradise
Six travellers set out on horseback to retrace the early part of the route taken in 1671 by the Ottoman traveller Evliya Çelebi on his way to Mecca. They rode for 42 days, from the Sea of Marmara to the city of Kütahya. As the dfiaries of three of the party show, the horses were willing, and children were thrilled to meet them – but it wasn’t all plain riding.
See the Subscribers Club for a full list of subscriber benefits.
Non-subscribers pay £6 per kilo for books.
International tracked delivery is also available for online orders or contact us for a quote. We recommend using this for high value / heavy shipments.
Cornucopia has joined forces with the digital publishing platform Exact Editions to offer individual and institutional subscribers unlimited access to a searchable archive of fascinating back issues and every newly published issue. This brand new resource is available cross-platform on web, iOS and Android and offers a comprehensive search function, allowing the title’s cultural content to be delved into at the touch of a button.
Digital Subscription: £18.99 / 1 yearSubscribe now