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Ida Pfeiffer—Victorian Extreme Traveler

Lecture no. 18 from the course: History's Greatest Voyages of Exploration

Ida Pfeiffer—Victorian Extreme Traveler

Taught by Professor Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses

Meet Ida Pfeiffer, a Victorian women who defied expectations by traveling around the world twice and becoming a best-selling author describing her experiences. Follow her extraordinary journeys to exotic locales and learn how she deftly escaped some perilous situations—including cannibalistic Batak warriors in the jungles of Sumatra.

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