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- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2013; Not Available
DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Venice will lead you straight to the very best on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots; this guide is the perfect companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2009; Not Available
Look before you speak ? an innovative visual approach to using and learning basic Chinese phrases Do you need to brush up your Chinese, or learn the language? Or are you off to China and want to make sure you?re understood? Find key phrases fast in this effective survival language guide for real-life situations. Galleries of words and pictures... more...
- Travelers'' Tales 2010; US$ 24.00
Any attempt at peace must be attended by a knowledge of self,” discovers writer and photographer Mikkel Aaland, who grew up with a bomb shelter for a bedroom, in terror of nuclear war. At the height of the Cold War, Aaland finds himself drawn into a mysterious Shinto priest’s plan to save the world. Traveling from Norway to the Philippines,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 95.00
Jane Dolinger was an anomaly in her time, a dynamic woman with an impressive literary talent who lived and documented an unconventional life. This book analyzes her life and literary contributions, situating her in a historical feminist discourse and highlighting her contribution the emerging genre of modern travel writing. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
Designed for all students of hospitality and tourism management, the second edition of this best selling text gives a modern approach to front office operations and management using realistic scenarios set in the hotel environment Key features of this essential text: · user-friendly style of writing and accessible page layout enables students to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 35.00
This distinguished anthology presents for the first time in English travel essays by Arabic writers who have visited America in the second half of the century. The view of America which emerges from these accounts is at once fascinating and illuminating, but never monolithic. The writers hail from a variety of viewpoints, regions, and backgrounds,... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 14.00
As Beirut exploded with the bombs and violence of a ruthless civil war in the ?80s, a nine-year-old Salma Abdelnour and her family fled Lebanon to start a new life in the States. Ever since then? even as she built a thriving career as a food and travel writer in New York City?Salma has had a hunch that Beirut was still her home. She kept dreaming... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2004; US$ 29.95
A travel memoir offering an artful depiction of a very real place, The Men in My Country also covers the terrain of a complex emotional journey, tracing a geography of the heart, showing how we move to be moved, how in losing ourselves in a foreign place we can become dangerously—and gloriously—undone. more...
- Random House 2008; US$ 12.83
Mark Abley takes the reader on a world-wide trip like no other - from Singapore to Japan, Oxford to Los Angeles, through the web and even back in time. As much a travel book as a linguistic study, this book goes beyond grammar and vocabulary; more importantly, this book is about the people of the world. On his travels Abley encounters... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 12.83
Half the world's languages are threatened with extinction over the next century, as English and the rest of the world's top twenty languages drive all before them. What ways of looking at the world will die along with them, what cultural riches, what experiences, histories and memories? And how does it feel to be one of the last remaining speakers... more...