The Great Small Museums of Europe

The Great Small Museums of Europe

by Tony Perrottet
     
 

We all know the famous national museums of Europe, the Louvre, Prado and British Museum. But more alluring – and entertaining – are the many small, quirky museums that are scattered across the continent. Visiting them provides a direct link back to an earlier age, when travelers on the Grand Tour to Europe sought out Cabinets of Wonders filled with…  See more details below

Overview

We all know the famous national museums of Europe, the Louvre, Prado and British Museum. But more alluring – and entertaining – are the many small, quirky museums that are scattered across the continent. Visiting them provides a direct link back to an earlier age, when travelers on the Grand Tour to Europe sought out Cabinets of Wonders filled with unique art and marvelous relics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012336194
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
File size:
2 MB

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Meet the Author

The need for perpetual motion has always been Tony Perrottet’s defining trait. From his current home in the East Village of Manhattan, he has traveled to Fiji, Iceland, Tierra del Fuego, and Zanzibar, while contributing to The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Slate, Outside, The Village Voice and the London Sunday Times. His work has been selected for the Best American Travel Writing series four times. Perrottet is the author of five books, most recently Napoleon’s Privates and The Sinner’s Grand Tour - A Journey Through the Historical Underbelly of Europe. He is also a regular guest on NPR Radio
and the History Channel, where he has spoken about everything from the Crusades to the birth of disco.

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