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History Of The World In 500 Railway Journeys

Author : Sarah Baxter
ISBN : 1742459498
Genre : Railroad travel
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History is everywhere, and is never as complete as when it can be accessed on a part of history itself. The locomotive is one of the great steps in progress of civilisation that undoubtably connects us to land and history that was shaped by the machine itself. Although a basic form of railway, or rutway, did exist in Ancient Greek and Roman ......
Category: Railroad travel

Literary Places

Author : Sarah Baxter
ISBN : 9781781318119
Genre : Travel
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Inspired Traveller’s Guides: Literary Places takes you on an enlightening journey through the key locations of literature’s best and brightest authors, movements and moments – brought to life through comprehensively researched text and stunning hand-drawn artwork. Travel journalist Sarah Baxter provides comprehensive and atmospheric outlines of the history and culture of 25 literary places around the globe, as well as how they intersect with the lives of the authors and the works that make them significant. Full-page colour illustrations instantly transport you to each location. You’ll find that these places are not just backdrops to the tales told, but characters in their own right. Travel to the sun-scorched plains of Don Quixote’s La Mancha, roam the wild Yorkshire moors with Cathy and Heathcliff or view Central Park through the eyes of J.D. Salinger’s antihero. Explore the lush and languid backwaters of Arundhati Roy’s Kerala, the imposing precipice of Joan Lindsay’s Hanging Rock and the labyrinthine streets and sewers of Victor Hugo’s Paris. Delve into this book to discover some of the world’s most fascinating literary places and the novels that celebrate them.
Category: Travel

Inspired Traveller S Guide Spiritual Places

Author : Sarah Baxter
ISBN : 9781781317747
Genre : Travel
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From the manmade splendour of the Easter Island Statues in the Pacific Ocean, to the medieval pilgrimage of Camino de Santiago that stretches to Spain, discover places that will be a balm to the mind and a tonic to the soul. Travel journalist Sarah Baxter has carefully curated a selection of the 25 most spiritual destinations from around the world – places that hold the promise of rare and profound experiences, whether areas of natural beauty imbued with spiritual significance or sites constructed for worship. From breathtaking scenery to religious capitals, sacred valleys to places of natural beauty, here the full spiritual story and unique tranquillity of each place is revealed with beautiful hand-drawn illustrations and evocative tales of previous visitors that will both delight and inspire. Perfect for those who want to get away from it all, this book takes you closer to these sacred locations than ever before.
Category: Travel

Great Railway Journeys London To Sheffield

Author : Roger Mason
ISBN : 9781445634074
Genre : Transportation
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This fascinating look at the journey from London to Sheffield by rail.
Category: Transportation


Author : Colin Garratt
ISBN : 0754816575
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 86.3 MB
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Covers all areas of locomotive history from 1950 to the end of the 20th century.
Category: Transportation


Author : Stephen Page
ISBN : 1844801985
Genre : Business & Economics
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Tourism: A Modern Synthesis is the core textbook for tourism, focusing on the development and management of tourism in an international context. A strong business and management theme pervades the book reflecting developments in the teaching and content of modern courses. The book is based around the principles of management and includes case studies emphasising this theme. It can be used as a one semester text, but its coverage of a broad range of subjects make it a useful resource throughout a full degree course. The second edition has been completely revised, updated and enhanced to include all of the current issues in tourism such as the impact of terrorism and crime, epidemics and tourism, low-cost airlines, special interest tourism and includes many case studies from diverse and exciting tourism destinations. Comprehensive and up-to-date, Tourism, a Modern Synthesis is a real survey text for students following a degree in Tourism, Hospitality or Leisure, or doing a Tourism course as part of another degree programme.
Category: Business & Economics

The Railway Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015058768238
Genre : Railroads
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Category: Railroads

A History Of The World S Airlines

Author : Ronald Edward George Davies
ISBN : STANFORD:36105038425851
Genre : Aeronautics, Commercial
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Detailed reference work on airlines of many countries covering the period 1912 to 1962, by a British authority.
Category: Aeronautics, Commercial

Great American Rail Journeys

Author : John Grant
ISBN : 0762706147
Genre : Travel
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Describes eight of North America's most scenic railway journeys, including routes in Alaska, upstate New York, Mexico's Copper Canyon, the Rocky Mountains, the Pacific coast, and the Southern States.
Category: Travel

Film History

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ISBN : UCAL:B4930353
Genre : Motion pictures
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Category: Motion pictures