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Alumni Travel Reading Lists 2020: Passage Along the Blue Danube


History and Travel


Along the Danube

The Danube from The Danube Illustrated, 1844 William Beattie, ed. Black and white illustration of a stone building along a river
From the Danube Illustrated, 1844


Calm river with a white building nestled among its steep banks

Iron Gates 06 by Michael Clarke used under Creative Commons License: CC BY-SA 2.0 

Selected and Annotated By:
Brigitte Burris
AUL for Collections
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Rebecca Stuhr
Director, Liaison Services and
Librarian for Classical Studies
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Revised and Updated by Mia Capozzoli, Liaison Services

For more information concerning this Penn excursion, please visit the Penn Alumni Travel website.



The Danube: It's History, Scenery, and Topography and Superbly Illustrated from Sketches on the Spot by Abresch and Drawn by William Bartlett  . . .  Edited by William Beattie. Available via




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