Books in category Travel – Essays & Travelogues

  • Viajes de agua IV

    Viajes de agua IV
    Francisco Armijo de Castro

    Se trata de un libro de libros, en el que se reúnen los comentarios de decenas de viajeros que recorrieron a lo largo de cinco siglos los que hemos dado en llamar Territorios del Quijote en la Mancha.

  • La mise en tourisme des territoires dans le monde arabe

    La mise en tourisme des territoires dans le monde arabe
    Djamal Benhacine, Boualem Kadri

    Les données de l'Organisation mondiale du tourisme font observer une activité touristique dans le monde arabe qui représente 6,2% du marché mondial, avec un accroissement prévu pour la période 2020-2030.

  • Come Tell Me How You Live An Archaeological Memoir

    Come, Tell Me How You Live: An Archaeological Memoir
    Agatha Christie

    Agatha Christie’s personal memoirs about her travels to Syria and Iraq in the 1930s with her archaeologist husband Max Mallowan, where she worked on the digs and wrote some of her most evocative novels.

  • Rain

    Rain
    Melissa Harrison

    In Rain, Melissa Harrison explores our relationship with the weather as she follows the course of four rain showers, in four seasons, across Wicken Fen, Shropshire, the Darent Valley and Dartmoor.

  • Steamboats on the Western Rivers

    Steamboats on the Western Rivers
    Louis C. Hunter, Beatrice Jones Hunter

    Richly detailed definitive account covers every aspect of steamboat's development — from construction, equipment, and operation to races, collisions, rise of competition, and ultimate decline of steamboat transportation.

  • Romantic Geographies

    Romantic Geographies
    Amanda Gilroy

    As the essays demonstrate, romantic travelers went to war zones and imperial frontiers; they reported on hotels and health spas; their concerns included ethnography, medicine, politics, and aesthetics.

  • El hombre de las dos patrias

    El hombre de las dos patrias
    Javier Reverte

    De modo que este es un trabajo sobreun hombre que nació entre dos patrias, que alentó dos almas, que vivió, pensó y escribió contracorriente.» La vida para Javier Reverte es como su literatura, una aventura, dos palabras que riman en …

  • Cuba Hot and Cold

    Cuba, Hot and Cold
    Tom Miller

    "A collection of renowned travel writer Tom Miller's best musings on the history and culture of Cuba"–Provided by publisher.

  • The Culture of Ancient Egypt

    The Culture of Ancient Egypt
    John A. Wilson

    A history of Egypt from primitive times to the decline of the empire traces the development of a distinct civilization

  • The Travels of Ibn Battuta

    The Travels of Ibn Battuta
    Ibn Battuta

    An engrossing account of a 1326 pilgrimage to Mecca provides vivid details of Morocco, Russia, India, China, and elsewhere. "The ultimate in real life adventure stories." — History in Review.

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