By Duane W. Roller
The final devoted publication on historical geography used to be released greater than sixty years in the past. for the reason that then new texts have seemed (such because the Artemidoros palimpsest), and new versions of latest texts (by geographical experts who contain Agatharchides, Eratosthenes, Pseudo-Skylax and Strabo) were produced. there was a lot archaeological examine, specifically on the perimeters of the Greek global, and a extra exact realizing of historical geography and geographers has emerged. the subject is as a result late a clean and sustained remedy. In supplying accurately that, Duane curler explores vital themes like wisdom of the area within the Bronze Age and Archaic classes; Greek enlargement into the Black Sea and the West; the Pythagorean thought of the earth as a globe; the discovery of geography as a self-discipline by way of Eratosthenes; Polybios the explorer; Strabo’s well-known Geographica; the travels of Alexander the nice; Roman geography; Ptolemy and overdue antiquity; and the cultural reawakening of old geographical wisdom within the Renaissance, together with Columbus’ use of historical resources.
By Darwin Porter
- Frommer's Jamaica, sixth variation is the most suitable consultant to the island, with entire insurance of Montego Bay and the Northern Coast; Negril; Mandeville and the South Coast; Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay; Port Antonio; Kingston; and extra.
- You'll get candid stories of the simplest inns, eating places, buying, and nightlife, in addition to the author's selections for the simplest commute reports, together with: enjoyable at Doctor's Cave seashore; browsing Boston Bay seashore; golf at White Witch of Rose corridor golfing direction; having fun with a romantic picnic at YS Falls; downing a daiquiri at Time 'n' position in Falmouth; and extra.
- Frommer's Jamaica, sixth version additionally comprises an 8-page colour insert.
By David B. Galbraith, D. Kelly Ogden, Andrew C. Skinner
Latter-day Saints are good conscious of the importance of the good urban of Jerusalem in our theology and within the heritage of God's dealings together with his humans. here's a special contribution to the literature of the Church ready by means of 3 professors who've a mixed overall of thirty-five years place of dwelling and event in Jerusalem. Jerusalem, the everlasting urban reports the Holy urban from 2000 B.C. to A.D. 2000 â from Melchizedek to the Millennium. it's the first remedy of the importance of Jerusalem from an LDS viewpoint. in the course of the disciplines of theology, background, geography, anthropology, archeology, linguistics, and political technology, the publication is a finished research of Jerusalem's multifaceted impact on global background via 40 centuries.
By Susan Brushaber, Arnold Greenberg
An addition to the ALIVE sequence of go back and forth courses which covers the Caribbean islands of Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao. positive factors maps, trip information, costs and suggestions.
By Shawn Blore;Alexandra de Vries
You’ll by no means fall into the vacationer traps should you go back and forth with Frommer’s . It’s like having a chum express you round, taking you to the locations locals like most sensible. Our professional authors have already long past in all places you could go—they’ve performed the legwork for you, and they’re no longer afraid to inform it love it is, saving you money and time. No different sequence deals candid studies of such a lot of motels and eating places in all expense levels. each Frommer’s go back and forth consultant is up to date, with specified costs for every little thing, dozens of colour maps, and interesting assurance of activities, purchasing, and nightlife. You’d be misplaced with out us!
completely up-to-date each year (unlike lots of the competition), Frommer’s Vancouver & Victoria good points attractive colour images of the points of interest and studies that look ahead to you. The consultant is meticulously researched through neighborhood citizens, who share their favourite unearths in those crown jewels of British Columbia.
You’ll locate nice areas to stick for each flavor and funds, from based harborside inns to family-friendly lodges, and the most recent on eating, from cutting edge Pacific Rim delicacies to conventional fish 'n' chips. You’ll detect unbelievable gardens, colourful neighborhoods, paintings galleries, shores, and more—with unique maps, urban strolls, hot nightlife, and ferry journeys to within reach islands. additionally featured are terrific aspect journeys, together with snowboarding at Whistler, and nice areas for whale gazing, mountain climbing, sea kayaking, and extra. You’ll even get a web listing that makes trip-planning a snap.
If you’re exploring past the towns, you want to try out Frommer’s British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies or Frommer’s Canada .
By Charles Agar
I obtained the Lonely Planet for Thailand additionally yet this can be the only I took with me want I say extra. the one factor i'll whinge approximately is for it to me up-to-date.
By Peter Stone
America’s number 1 bestselling go back and forth sequence
Written by means of greater than a hundred seventy five outspoken tourists worldwide, Frommer’s whole publications support tourists adventure locations the way in which locals do.
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By Darren (Norm) Longley, Rough Guides
The tough consultant to Montenegro is the definitive shuttle consultant to this rising Mediterranean vacation spot with transparent maps and distinctive assurance of all Montenegro’s most sensible sights. realize Montenegro’s breath-taking highlights with beautiful images and distinct assurance of what to work out and do in Montenegro from the mountainous Durmitor sector to the gentle shores of the Budva Riviera, transparent waters of the Skardar Lake and Montenegro’s stunning Adriatic beach. You’ll locate accomplished stories and proposals of the simplest motels, eating places and outlets in Montenegro for each finances, a convenient language part and exact maps of Montenegro that can assist you commute round very easily. The consultant is filled with professional assistance on Montenegro’s top outside actions from mountain hikes and snowboarding to white-water rafting and sea kayaking. depend on authoritative historical past and whole money owed of Montenegro’s heritage, flora and fauna, literature, and track with this crucial go back and forth guide. Make the main of your vacation with The tough advisor to Montenegro.
By Neil Coe, Philip Kelly, Henry W. C. Yeung
Economic Geography is a accomplished advent to this transforming into box, supplying scholars with a colourful and precise geographical perception into the economy.
- Contrasts a distinctively geographical process with well known conceptions and assumptions in economics and administration studies
- Debates a variety of subject matters together with financial discourses, asymmetric improvement, commodity chains, know-how and agglomeration, the commodification of nature, states, transnational organizations, labour, intake, financial cultures, gender, and ethnic economies
- Is richly illustrated with examples, vignettes, and case experiences drawn from numerous sectors round the world
- Is written in a transparent, enticing and full of life style
- Includes a wealthy array of images, figures, textual content containers, pattern essay questions and annotated lists of additional reading