UNC Program in the Humanities and Human Values
Spirit of Adventure, 29 - 31 July 2004


Pre-Study Materials


Homer - The Odyssey

  • Homer: The Odyssey - University of Wisconsin - The Classic Text: Traditions and Interpretations

The Middle Ages

  • Beowulf - University of Nevada - Resources for the Study of Beowulf

Age of Exploration

  • Picturing Natural History - J. Pierpont Morgan Library - Picturing Natural History: Flora and Fauna in Drawings, Manuscripts, and Printed Books, 12 February - 4 May 2003
  • Jacques LeMoyne, Florida, 1564 - Jacques LeMoyne paintings and drawings, North Florida/South Carolina (1564). Engraved and published by Theodor DeBry, 1591.

Dampier, Woodes Rogers, Alexander Selkirk, Robinson Crusoe, Pirates

The South Seas

18th/19th Century Travel

The Nineteenth Century:
Advances in Printing, New Audiences

  • Beadle and Adams - A. Johannsen - The House of Beadle and Adams - Northern Illinois University Collection
  • 1893 Columbian Exposition, Chicago - Julie K. Rose, The World's Columbian Exposition: Idea, Experience, Aftermath. © 1996. Master's Thesis, American Studies Program, University of Virginia.
  • Sherlock Holmes - Lilly Library, University of Indiana - Bloomington by Gaslight - Sherlock Holmes in the Lilly Library
  • Medicine Shows - National Library of Medicine Here Today, Here Tomorrow - Medicine Shows
  • Ephemera - National Library of Medicine

The Twentieth Century:
New Media, New Markets

  • Lowell Thomas - Lowell Thomas Adventures, Broadcasting, Cinerama

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