Mappe-Monde ou Carte Genérale de la Terre Divisée en Deux Hémispheres, by Nicolas de Fer, first published in 1694.

Mappe-Monde ou Carte Genérale de la Terre Divisée en Deux Hémispheres, by Nicolas de Fer, first published in 1694.

Travel

Volume II, Number 3 | summer 2009

A traveler’s chief aim should be to make men wiser and better, and to improve their minds by the bad—as well as good—example of what they deliver concerning foreign places.

—Jonathan Swift, 1726

Lapham’sDaily

The World in Time

Holger Hoock

Lewis H. Lapham talks with Holger Hoock, author of Scars of Independence: America’s Violent Birth, at a New York Public Library event.  More