The Reach of Rome: A Journey Through the Lands of the - download pdf or read online

By Alberto Angela,Gregory Conti

during this unconventional and available heritage, Italian best-seller Alberto Angela actually follows the cash to map the succeed in and tool of the Roman Empire. to determine a map of the Roman Empire on the peak of its territorial growth is to be struck by way of its measurement, stretching from Scotland to Kuwait, from the Sahara to the North Sea. What used to be lifelike within the Empire, and the way have been such varied peoples and areas united less than one rule? The achieve of Rome explores those questions via an inventive lens: the trail of a unmarried coin because it alterations arms and traverses the mammoth geographical regions of the empire within the yr a hundred and fifteen. trendy in his local Italy for his skill to carry historical past to existence via narrative, Alberto Angela opens up the traditional international to readers who've felt intimidated by way of the class or get rid of through dry old tomes. via targeting points of everyday life so frequently missed in additional educational remedies, The achieve of Rome travels again in time and exhibits us a global that used to be possibly no longer very assorted from our personal. And via following the trail of a coin throughout the streams of trade, we will contact each nook of that global and its humans, from legionnaires and senators to prostitutes and slaves. via energetic and designated vignettes all in response to archeological and old proof, Angela unearths the titanic Roman international and its outstanding modernity, and in so doing he reinforces the relevance of the traditional global for a brand new new release of readers.

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te land, ter zee en in de lucht...: Deel 1 (Dutch Edition) by Willem van Lammeren,W. van Lammeren PDF

By Willem van Lammeren,W. van Lammeren

Da dieses Teil 1 meiner Reiseberichten in der niederländischen Sprache geschrieben wurde, werde ich für Sie, liebe Leserin und lieber Leser, den Titel ebenfalls in dieser Sprache erklären.

Te land, ter zee en in de lucht........
Het zijn de drie dimensies waarover en waardoorheen ik mij van A naar B moest verplaatsten om aan de reisdoelen te komen die in dit deel 1 nader belicht worden. in step with vehicle, in keeping with schip en in keeping with vliegtuig. Doorgaans een combinatie van alle drie.

Dank moderne techniek, bijbehorende veiligheidsstandaards, excellente organisatie en vakkundig geschoold personeel die deze techniek bediende used to be ik in staat, om de in dit deel beschreven reizen te maken.

Mijn titel is daarom tevens een hommage aan alle uitvinders sinds Leonardo da Vinci. Zonder hun in producten omgezet geestelijk eigendom zaten alle reizigers nu nog op een muilezel of paard. Of gingen noodgedwongen te voet.

Uitvinders dus. Die het mij in keeping with saldo mogelijk maakten op een uiterst moderne doch, door prijsdruk ontstane, niet altijd comfortabele manier de hierin beschreven reizen te volbrengen.

Willem van Lammeren

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New PDF release: Safar Nameh

By Gertrude Bell

Safar Nameh
Gertrude Bell, English author, visitor, political officer, administrator, undercover agent and archaeologist (1868 – 1926)

This book offers «Safar Nameh», from Gertrude Bell. A dynamic desk of contents permits to leap on to the bankruptcy selected.

Table of Contents
- approximately This Book
- An japanese City
- The Tower Of Silence
- In compliment Of Gardens
- The King Of Merchants
- The Imam Hussein
- The Shadow Of Death
- Dwellers In Tents
- 3 Noble Ladies
- The Treasure Of The King
- Sheikh Hassan
- A Persian Host
- A level And A Half
- A Bridle-path
- Palaces
- The Month Of Fasting
- Requiescant In Pace
- the town Of King Prusias
- retailers And Shopkeepers
- A Murray Of the 1st Century
- traveling Companions

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New York - feel the spirit - step by step by Sylvia Knelles,Judith Cole PDF

By Sylvia Knelles,Judith Cole

Buchtipp: long island - consider the spirit * step through step
Sylvia Knelles
After having determined to fly to long island at brief detect, I begin asking myself the questions that each one visitors ask themselves. the place will I sleep? what is going to I do for meals? How am I going to get round? What do i need to determine and event in manhattan? What surprises will big apple have in shop for me? what is going to be there to motivate and enthral me? Is it rather actual that you just return domestic with new rules, new elan? Get over excited? Be encouraged? just like the founding father of the espresso store chain Balzac who laid the cornerstone of her corporation the following in long island? With a proposal, an idea, a sense? Is it more than the sensation that whatever is feasible right here? If right here, then all over? Or are humans lamed by way of the the sheer measurement, the rate? Are humans satisfied to break out from the hustle and bustle? to come to their modest lifestyle, the simple lifestyle? Do humans dwelling in Brooklyn ever enterprise into The Bronx? Or ny? in case you stay in new york do you visit Harlem on the weekend? Or does each one New Yorker have their very own little manhattan? their very own tiny deepest island within the million city? Strung jointly, long island has greater than 10000 kilometres of street. the place, I ask myself, is the start and the place is the tip? What does it seem like? vacationer long island? the recent York of the hot Yorkers? Ben the bootblack, Ayodele the CD hawker, Mrs. Melly trying to find husband no. 6. They have been all searching for happiness in manhattan. Did they ever locate it there? sign up for me in a trip of discovery. From Harlem within the north to South Ferry correct down within the south. From Brighton seashore in Brooklyn to homes decorated with graffiti to new york City.

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Gebrauchsanweisung für das Ruhrgebiet (German Edition) by Peter Erik Hillenbach PDF

By Peter Erik Hillenbach

Fünf Millionen Einwohner und täglich Stau auf dem Ruhrschnellweg – doch der Ruhrpott ist viel mehr: Heimatstolz mit großer Klappe, urbanes Bermudadreieck mit Herz; grüne Halden und Industrieromantik, moderner IT-Standort und idyllische Ruhe an der Ruhr; Sonnenbad im Duisburger Innenhafen, Weltkunst im Gasometer Oberhausen, Bochum-ich-komm-aus-dir, »Essen … verwöhnt« und Dortmunder Herbst in der Westfalenhalle; die Heimat von Schalke und BVB, Currywurst und Pommesschranke, Helge Schneider, Tegtmeier und Frank Goosen; lässig, aber verlässlich; bodenständig und doch grenzenlos mobil. Ein starkes Stück Deutschland.

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Download PDF by John Higham: 360 Degrees Longitude: One Family's Journey Around the World

By John Higham

Much greater than a shuttle narrative 360 levels Longitude: One Family’s trip all over the world is a glimpse at what it potential to be a “global citizen”—a steadily altering view of the realm as visible in the course of the eyes of an American relations of four.

After greater than a decade of making plans, John Higham and his spouse September bid their high-tech jobs and suburban lives goodbye, packed up their domestic and set out with teenagers, a long time 8 and 11, to trip all over the world. through the subsequent fifty two weeks they crossed 24 time zones, visited 28 international locations and skilled a life of adventures.

Making their method internationally, the Highams chanced on greater than simply assorted meals and cultures; additionally they realized such different issues as a Chilean mall isn’t the simplest position to get your ears pierced, and that elephants get pleasure from flora simply up to the subsequent individual. yet most significantly, they realized approximately one another, and simply how a lot a family members can climate in the event that they do it together.

360 levels Longitude employs Google’s wildly well known Google Earth as a praise to the narrative. utilizing your laptop you could spin the electronic globe to hitch the journey biking via Europe, feeling the chilly stare of a satisfaction of lions in Africa, and breaking down within the Andes. choked with photographs, video and textual content, the net Google Earth better half provides a size impossible with mere paper and ink. Fly over the terrain of the Inca path or drill right down to see the majesty of the Swiss Alps—without leaving the relaxation of your chair.

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Get Don't Mention The Wars: A Journey Through European PDF

By Tony Connelly

'An interesting exploration of the reality at the back of ecu stereotypes.' - The Irish Times

From the bailouts to the Euro-crisis, from the increase of Frau Merkel to the dalliances of the French presidents, Connelly does an excellent activity skewering the lies and truths of eu stereotypes.

A lot has occurred within the approximately 5 years on the grounds that Tony Connelly released the 1st version of do not point out the Wars to nice acclaim. during this revised and up to date version, Connelly revisits each bankruptcy and explores the inside track and the wealthy parade of occasions that experience occurred in that time.


'Don't point out the Wars is a sharply written mediation at the origins of a few of the peculiarities linked to our eu neighbours.' - The Sunday Times

'It is an interesting, to not say bold, trip and one worthy taking.' - Des Kenny

About the writer: Tony Connelly is Europe Editor for RTÉ information & present Affairs; he's dependent in Brussels. He has additionally pronounced on conflicts in Rwanda, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebenon, Georgia and Gaza.

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New PDF release: Marca de agua (Libros del Tiempo) (Spanish Edition)

By Joseph Brodsky,Menchu Gutiérrez

En Marca de agua, un mosaico de fifty one breves secuencias, Joseph Brodsky se sirve de sus visitas anuales a Venecia para meditar sobre los angeles relación entre el agua y l. a. tierra, los angeles luz y l. a. oscuridad, el tiempo presente y el pasado, el deseo y su satisfacción, l. a. vida y l. a. muerte. Estampas poéticas, estampas venecianas, estas reflexiones acerca de l. a. ciudad abren brechas en l. a. memoria del escritor, que entrelaza recuerdos personales con hechos acaecidos en esta ciudad de agua, agua que, como él mismo cube «la golpea y los angeles rompe en pedazos, aunque al ultimate los angeles recoja y l. a. lleve consigo hasta depositarla, intacta, en el Adriático». Para el lector esa percepción y ese contrapunto entre imágenes y pensamientos se asociarán para siempre con el nombre de Venecia.

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Menschen im sibirischen Altai: Auf Spurensuche bei Schamanen - download pdf or read online

By Cornelia Künzel

Der Reiter mit dem convenient in der Hand, die Schamanin, die uns mit traditionellem Kehlkopfgesang vom CD-Player in leichte Trance versetzt – culture und Technik, Mythos und Moderne verschmelzen im Altai, dem weißen Land der Seele, auf einzigartige paintings und Weise.
Auf vier Reisen lernt die Autorin Museumsdirektorinnen und Schamanen, Geschäftsfrauen, Künstler und Sängerinnen kennen, die altes, ethnisches Wissen mit dem Leben in einer modernen Gesellschaft verbinden.
Bei einem Gegenbesuch von Altai-Schamanen in Deutschland werden Spuren einer quick verschwundenen Kultur auch in unserem Land sichtbar.

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Londres (Spanish Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Virginia Woolf

Pocas escritoras están tan asociadas a Londres como Virginia Woolf, que supo convertir los angeles ciudad del Támesis en uno más de sus personajes. En este libro se reúnen seis piezas que los angeles autora de La Sra. Dalloway escribió en 1931 para l. a. revista Good Housekeeping sobre distintos aspectos de l. a. vida, l. a. arquitectura, las gentes y l. a. historia de Londres. El primer artículo, titulado «Retrato de una londinense», se creía perdido hasta hace poco tiempo. Finalmente se encontró en una biblioteca y ahora l. a. serie se publica completa por primera vez.

En esta pequeña joya, Virginia Woolf traza, como si del cuaderno de apuntes de un pintor se tratara, el retrato de su Londres: los angeles bruma de los muelles, los angeles marea humana que fluye por Oxford highway, las casas de grandes escritores, los pináculos góticos de abadías y catedrales o el esplendor de los angeles Cámara de los Comunes. Iluminados con fotografías de l. a. época, estos textos se convierten en deliciosos paseos por una de las grandes capitales de l. a. literatura occidental.

La opinión del editor:

A veces, bastan pocas líneas para descubrir un mundo. Este es el caso de Londres, un homenaje de Virginia Woolf a l. a. ciudad que más amaba y una oportunidad para Lumen de volver a ofrecer un título de l. a. gran autora a nuestro público.

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