Asia and Oceania: International Dictionary of Historic Places

Asia and Oceania: International Dictionary of Historic Places

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by Trudy Ring
     
 

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From the Taj Mahal to the Parthenon, from Gettysburg to Heidelberg, from Beacon Hill to Tower Hill, from the Great Wall to Hadrian's Wall, from Jerusalem to Kyoto, the International Dictionary of Historic Places presents some 1,000 comprehensive and fully illustrated histories of the most famous sites in the world. Entries include: location, description, and site

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From the Taj Mahal to the Parthenon, from Gettysburg to Heidelberg, from Beacon Hill to Tower Hill, from the Great Wall to Hadrian's Wall, from Jerusalem to Kyoto, the International Dictionary of Historic Places presents some 1,000 comprehensive and fully illustrated histories of the most famous sites in the world. Entries include: location, description, and site office details; and a 3,000 to 4,000 word essay that provides a full history of the site and the condition of the site today. An annotated Further Reading list of books and articles about the site completes each entry.

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The final volume in the series presenting essays describing historical events at specific sites in a world region (Vol. 5 concentrates on Asia and Oceania), and some information for contemporary travellers. The headnotes outline geographic location, description, address of a central contact at the area, and recommended readings. Black and white photographs accompany the text, surveying some of the most astounding ruins, monuments, and temples ever constructed. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781136639791
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/12/2012
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
900
File size:
24 MB
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