The Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) is a digital archive that focuses on Western interactions with the Middle East, particularly travels to Egypt during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. TIMEA brings together:

  • Images, such as postcards, stereoscope views and book illustrations of monuments, street scenes, people and events
  • Texts, including travel guides, museum catalogs, and travel narratives.
  • Maps, including historical maps and dynamic, interactive GIS (Geographical Information Systems) maps
  • Research and teaching guides in Connexions that explore the research process and set materials in context.
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