John van Wyhe, Author

John van Wyhe, Author

24 January 2020
Read: Wanderlust - History's first female tourist
Ida Pfeiffer bucked societal disapproval and as a female explorer, circled the world twice.  She fought off many dangers (including cannibals) and once fenced an attacker off with a parasol. British historian John van Wyhe - who is one of the world's leading experts on Darwin - talks about his latest book, ‘Wanderlust: The Amazing Ida Pfeiffer, the First Female Tourist’.

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