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1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die
1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die by Cavendish, Richard 0764160443 9780764160448
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1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die by Cavendish, Richard

Both casual travelers and dedicated history buffs will relish this visitors guide to palaces, cathedrals, temples, battlefields, homes of great artists and statesmen--places and monuments that bear witness to thousands of years of human history. Packed with vivid color photos and detailed textual entries 1001 Historic Sites carries its readers off to places that include: Prehistoric Sites: Stonehenge, England; the Lescaux Cave Paintings, France, and others Battlefields: Waterloo, Belgium; Gettysburg, U.S.A.; Hastings, England; Ypres, Belgium, and others Buildings and Monuments: St. Basils Cathedral, Moscow; Nishi Hogan-Ji (Buddhist temple), Kyoto, Japan; St. Pauls Cathedral, London; the Eiffel Tower, Paris; the Empire State Building, New York City; the Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy; the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem; the Pyramids, Egypt; and many others Homes of the Famous and Infamous: Mozarts Birthplace, Salzburg, Austria; Shakespeares birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, England; Jane Austens home, Chawton, England; Hitlers retreat at Berchtesgaden, near Munich, Germany; and many others 1001 Historic Sites makes a great book for browsing, an idea-packed source for vacation planning, a handy reference volume for students of history, and a sheer pleasure for the general reader.

Author: Cavendish, Richard

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 960

Publisher: B.E.S. Publishing

Publication Date: 2008-04-01

Our Price: $5.21

ISBN: 0764160443

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