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On Her Own TermsAnnie Montague Alexander and the Rise of Science in the American West$
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Barbara Stein

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780520227262

Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012

DOI: 10.1525/california/9780520227262.001.0001

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The Temple Tour

The Temple Tour

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On Her Own Terms

Barbara R. Stein

University of California Press

This chapter studies the trip to Egypt and Palestine, and notes that Alexander began planning for this while she and Kellogg were on their way to England. Alexander and Kellogg participated in the Temple Tour, despite the fact that they were not used to “taking tours.” Before they left for Egypt, Alexander inquired about a car belt that would allow a vehicle to travel across snow. She believed that the belt could be converted to run across a desert, thus making it the perfect field vehicle. The discussion also notes that after joining their tour group in Cairo, Alexander and Kellogg spent a few days sightseeing in the city. This is followed by an account of their journey to Palestine, their experiences in Jerusalem, and finally the harrowing event when Kellogg contracted typhoid fever and nearly died.

Keywords:   Egypt, Palestine, Temple Tour, field vehicle, Cairo, Jerusalem

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