British writer well known for her books describing local history, culture, and everyday life of countries she visited. Many of her trips were to remote places where no woman had ever traveled. Her travels in Iran were the inspiration for her first book, The Valley of the Assassins (1934). Stark traveled extensively throughout the Middle East, Turkey, Greece, Italy, and Asia, and learned to speak Arabic, Iranian, and Turkish (she already spoke French, German, and Italian). She wrote 24 books, several volumes of collected letters, and four volumes of memoirs. Stark died at the age of 100 at her home in Italy.
"Freya Stark." Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery. . Encyclopedia.com. (March 19, 2019). https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/freya-stark
"Freya Stark." Science and Its Times: Understanding the Social Significance of Scientific Discovery. . Retrieved March 19, 2019 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/science/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/freya-stark
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.