By Lonely Planet, Isabella Noble
Lonely Planet: The world's best commute advisor publisher
Lonely Planet Spain is your passport to the main correct, up to date suggestion on what to determine and bypass, and what hidden discoveries look ahead to you. wonder on the beautiful perfection of the Alhambra, hike the Pyrenean excessive nation and laze at the Mediterranean's top seashores; all along with your relied on shuttle spouse. Get to the center of Spain and start your trip now!
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- Free, handy pull-out Barcelona map (included in print version), plus over 100 colour maps
- Covers Madrid, Castilla y Leon, Castilla-La Mancha, Barcelona, Catalonia, Aragon, Basque state, Navarra, Seville, Granada, Cantabria, Asturias, Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Valencia, Mallorca, Ibiza, AndalucÃa, Extremadura and extra
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- Looking for a advisor involved in Barcelona or Madrid? try out Lonely Planet's Barcelona and Lonely Planet's Madrid publications for a accomplished examine some of these towns need to supply; Discover Barcelona, a photo-rich consultant to the city's preferred sights; or Pocket Barcelona and Pocket Madrid, handy-sized courses inquisitive about the can't-miss attractions for a fast journey.
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Authors: Written and researched via Lonely Planet, Regis St Louis, Anthony Ham, Brendan Sainsbury, Stuart Butler, Kerry Christiani, Andy Symington, Josephine Quintero and Isabella M F Noble.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has turn into the world's prime trip media corporation with guidebooks to each vacation spot, an award-winning site, cellular and electronic commute items, and a committed tourist group. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but additionally permits curious travelers to get off overwhelmed paths to appreciate extra of the tradition of the areas during which they locate themselves.
By Stephen Keeling
By John Darwin
John Darwin's After Tamerlane, a sweeping six-hundred-year historical past of empires worldwide, marked him as a historian of "massive erudition" (the Guardian) and narrative mastery. In Unfinished Empire, he marshals his presents to bring a huge one-volume heritage of Britain's imperium―a paintings that's guaranteed to stand because the such a lot authoritative and compelling remedy of the topic for a iteration. It was once hailed as one of many 10 top books of 2013 through Jonathan Yardley of The Washington Post.
Darwin's penetrating research deals a corrective to those that painting the empire as both bare exploitation or a grand "civilizing mission." faraway from ever having a "master plan," the British Empire was once managed through quite a number pursuits frequently at loggerheads with each other and was once as a lot pushed on through others' weaknesses as by way of its personal energy.
Unfinished Empire is a amazing, nuanced historical past of the main advanced polity the realm has ever recognized, and a significant try to describe the varied, contradictory ways―military and cultural―in which empires particularly function.
This ebook juxtaposes the stories of areas that experience lived or reside via business transition in coal-mining and production centres all through Europe, commencing the way to a deeper realizing of the depth of switch and of ways paintings is helping form new identities.
By George Garnett
The Norman Conquest in 1066 was once some of the most profound turning issues in English background, dramatically remodeling a disparate selection of small international locations right into a strong ecu country. yet what really occurred? How used to be the invasion seen by means of those that witnessed it? and the way has its legacy been obvious by way of generations on account that? during this attention-grabbing Very brief creation, George Garnett--a prime specialist at the Norman Conquest and its aftermath--reveals how dramatically English lifestyles was once replaced, reworking every little thing from its language to its legislation, and introducing a extra refined kind of govt in addition to an everlasting and extreme dislike of the French. He sheds mild at the differing methods the conquest has been considered by means of historians and in folklore over approximately a millennium, revealing how a lot of what we comprehend this present day concerning the Norman Conquest used to be coloured by means of the values of the Victorian Age, and displaying how historians have pieced jointly the occasions of 1066, together with the invasion by means of William the Conqueror and its climactic second on the conflict of Hastings.
By Mark Mazower
All through background, the Balkans were a crossroads, a sector of never-ending army, cultural and monetary blending and clashing among Europe and Asia, Christianity and Islam, Catholicism and Orthodoxy. topic to violent shifts of borders, rulers and trust structures by the hands of the world's nice empires--from the Byzantine to the Habsburg and Ottoman--the Balkans are frequently known as Europe's tinderbox and a seething cauldron of ethnic and spiritual resentments.
Much has been made up of the Balkans' deeply rooted enmities. the hot destruction of the previous Yugoslavia used to be broadly ascribed to millennial hatreds frozen via the chilly warfare and unleashed with the autumn of communism. during this awesome account, acclaimed historian Mark Mazower argues that the sort of view is a dangerously unbalanced myth. A landmark reassessment, The Balkans rescues the region's background from a few of the ideological camps that experience held it hostage for his or her personal ends, no longer least the necessity to justify nonintervention. the guts of the publication offers with occasions from the emergence of the geographical region onward. With searing eloquence, Mazower demonstrates that of all of the presents bequeathed to the area by way of modernity, the main doubtful has been the ideological weapon of romantic nationalism that has been used repeatedly via the ability hungry as an acid to dissolve the bonds of centuries of peaceable coexistence. The Balkans is an impressive depiction of a extremely important zone, its historical past and its customers.
This book tells the tale of the WHO neighborhood place of work for Europe from its beginnings to its country in 2010. a fashion of maintaining alive and handing at the heritage of this workplace and its important paintings, it covers 5 WHO neighborhood administrators for Europe and millions of committed employees, let alone the loads of programes and guidelines they helped to create and perform. An past ebook lined the 1st forty years intimately; this ebook focuses extra at the final two decades. it's a tale of the way the nearby place of work has spent the earlier 60 years operating to aid enhance the well-being of the folks within the big region that it serves.
By Jay Winter, John M. Merriman
The tumultuous fresh century of Europe's heritage is traced during this five-volume set, which alternatives up the tale started in its significant other set, Europe 1789-1914.
Profiling the age of battle and reconstruction, Europe considering that 1914 information eu historical past from the Bolshevik Revolution to the eu Union, linking it to the background of the remainder of the area. Many modifications within the eu tale are lined during this simply available selection of approximately 675 illustrations and 920 articles: Europe sundered via conflict and genocide, Europe reconfigured after international conflict II and the chilly battle, and Europe creating a new position for itself at the global degree. Written by way of approximately 500 major specialists from universities around the globe, the set successfully covers a huge scope, encompassing the period's clinical and financial, social and cultural, political and army advancements. clients will locate in it the most important evidence concerning the interval, transparent reasons of the most traces of scholarly interpretation and tips via scholarly controversies. Sidebars upload curiosity and rationalization, a chronology and thematic define provide concise context that builds significant connections, and article particular bibliographies provide information for additional interpreting. each one quantity additionally comprises an 8-page colour insert and a finished index that permits easy accessibility to focus on information.
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This is quantity three of five, protecting Gadamer, Hans-Georg to Myrdal, Gunnar.
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