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The Story Of Malta

Author : Brian W. Blouet
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121368471
Genre : Malta
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Category: Malta

The Story Of Malta

Author : Maturin Murray Ballou
ISBN : UOM:39015039382109
Genre : Malta
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Category: Malta


Author : Juliet Rix
ISBN : 9781784770709
Genre : Travel
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This new, thoroughly updated fourth edition of Bradt's Malta - written by an expert who has been visiting for more than a decade - remains the most comprehensive guide available and has built a reputation for being the essential guide for getting beneath the surface of this island nation and discovering what lies beyond the beaches. Sun, sand and sea there may be, but Malta boasts so much more, and this new edition is packed with historical and archaeological insights, from the Stone Age to the Romans, the Knights Hospitaller to World War II. It also showcases the islands' wildlife and bird-watching opportunities, summer festas, and the less commercialised islands of Gozo and Comino. Malta has been changing at the rate of knots, with Valletta's year as European Capital of Culture accelerating restoration and renovation. Copious openings - of historic sights, key fortresses, a new national gallery and boutique accommodation, particularly in Valletta - are covered, while the culinary scene continues to thrive, with notably greater choice for vegetarians and vegans. Malta has recently become much more socially accepting and is now considered one of the top places for LGBT travellers, while the offering for younger travellers has expanded, too. The Isle of MTV festival is going strong, Annie Mac now has a spring festival in Malta and a host of bars and clubs has sprung up. There is also lots on offer culturally, with festivals, concerts, exhibitions, theatre and opera all contributing to a full programme. Bradt's Malta contains all the information needed for a successful trip. Whatever your budget, it is the ideal guide for everyone from culture aficionados to history and archaeology buffs, foodies, war veterans, families and couples escaping for a romantic break.
Category: Travel

Insight Guides Explore Malta

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781789193220
Genre : Travel
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Insight Explore Guides: pocket-sized books to inspire your on-foot exploration of top international destinations. Experience the best of Malta with this indispensably practical Insight Explore Guide. From making sure you don't miss out on must-see attractions such as Valletta, to discovering hidden gems, including the Blue Lagoon, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will help you plan your trip, save you time, and enhance your exploration of this fascinating country. - Practical, pocket-sized and packed with inspirational insider information, this will make the ideal on-the-move companion to your trip to Malta - Enjoy over 12 irresistible Best Routes to walk, from the Three Cities to Comino - Features concise insider information about landscape, history, food and drink, and entertainment options - Invaluable maps: each Best Route is accompanied by a detailed full-colour map, while the large pull-out map provides an essential overview of the area - Discover your destination's must-see sights and hand-picked hidden gems - Directory section provides invaluable insight into top accommodation, restaurant and nightlife options by area, along with an overview of language, books and films - Includes an innovative extra that's unique in the market - all Insight Explore Guides come with a free eBook - Inspirational colour photography throughout About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.
Category: Travel

The Role Of History In Nicholas Monsarrat S The Kappillan Of Malta

Author : Christian Schlütter
ISBN : 9783640365807
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Seminar paper from the year 2004 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,3 (A), University of Siegen (Anglistics Institute), course: Anglophone Literature in Malta, 5 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: Nicholas Monsarrat may be one of the most well-known and most influential Anglophone writers of Malta, especially when it comes to historical novels. Books such as "A Cruel Sea" are known far over the borders of Malta. As history is crucial to most of his novels, and as "The Kappilan of Malta" makes use of it rather frequently, my interest in this essay is laid on the role that history adopts in this novel. To analyse the enormous amount of historical happenings that are dealt with in this book would be far too much work for one essay so the work had to be reduced to some important points. The essay will deal with several points of the use of history within the book. Means of influencing the reader will be observed and analysed and examples for adjustments to real events will be discussed. I will try to outline in this paper, that the use of history is crucial to the story of the book as well as to the message to the Maltese to never give up hope and to take measures into the ir own hands.

Britain And Malta

Author : Joseph Attard
ISBN : OCLC:238605169
Genre : Great Britain
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Periscope Patrol

Author : John Frayn Turner
ISBN : 1853108545
Genre : Submarine warfare
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The Malta Force submarines had the vital task of interrupting German and Italian convoys crossing the Mediterranean to resupply Rommel and his Army in North Africa. The outcome of the Desert War depended on this.returncharacterreturncharacterOperations from the beleaguered island were hazardous both at sea and in port. The Naval Base was under constant air attack. Due to the courage and tenacity of the crews by the time the Malta-based submarines were at full strength a staggering 50% of Axis shipping bound for Africa failed to arrive at its destination. The submarines sank some 75 enemy vessels totaling 400,000 tons.returncharacterreturncharacterPeriscope Patrol picks out the highlights of their actions and sets them against the bombed-out background of Malta, the island awarded the George Cross for its single handed stand. This is a hugely readable and informative account of submarine warfare at its toughest and roughest.
Category: Submarine warfare

Faith Hope Charity

Author : Kenneth Poolman
ISBN : 1841450561
Genre : History
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Faith, Hope and Charity is a story of three Gladiator biplanes flown by six volunteers from their base on Malta and fighting alone against the Italian ‘Regia Aeronautica’ between June and October 1940. The story is also about the bravery and spirit of the Maltese people who gave their lives to keep the aircraft in the air and the men who toiled to keep the runway fit to fly on. The defense of Malta can justifiably be included among the epics of World War Two. The part played by ‘Faith’, ‘Hope’ and ‘Charity’ is symbolic of the courage and endurance displayed by the people of Malta during the struggle against vastly superior Axis Air Forces.
Category: History

How Jewish Is The Jew Of Malta

Author : Doreen Bärwolf
ISBN : 9783640700592
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Seminar paper from the year 2008 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 2,7, http: // (Anglistisch/Amerikanistisches Institut), course: Hauptseminar: Christopher Marlowe, language: English, abstract: Christopher Marlowe was born in February 1564 and wrote most of his plays in the 1580's and 1590's. One of his most famous plays written in this time is The Jew of Malta and the topic of this paper as well. This play was written around 1590 (the exact date is not known). At that time England was in a rather complicated situation in terms of religion and policy. Queen Elizabeth I. tried to change the major religion from Catholicism towards Protestantism. Furthermore the religious reformation in Germany enacted by Martin Luther had a widespread influence on every European state and also on England. The entire era between the 14th and the 16th century was a time full of changes, revolutions and reformations established in Italy, where the term Renaissance was initiated. In that confusing time a group of people was blamed for everything bad that happened and was hunted all over Europe - the Jews. Most of the Jews came to Europe during the early Middle Ages around 1000 AD trying to find a calm place to live and to make a living by trade and craft. But after some time they developed a talent for money-trade and commerce and most of the Jewish families got rich. This was not for their advantage because most Europeans got jealous and the Jews were first avoided by the citizens of their hometowns, later even outlawed. The story of Marlowe's Jew is strongly connected to the history of the Jews and the Renaissance period, which is the main topic of this assignment. I am going to find out how Jewish the Jew of Malta really was in connection to Renaissance history

Malta Tricolore

Author : Didier Destremau
ISBN : 9993270598
Genre : Fiction
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This book translated by Simone Mizzi is a satirical tale of history and imagination and takes the reader through the course of Malta's development had the Island remained under French rule.
Category: Fiction

Malta Strikes Back

Author : R. T. Gilchrist
ISBN : UOM:39015030682374
Genre : World War, 1939-1945
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231 Infantry Brigade(UK) var også kendt som Malta Infantry Brigade og Southern Infantry Brigade og 1st(Malta) Infantry Brigade. Bogen beskriver brigadens historie under 2. Verdenskrig, fra selve Malta, Nordafrika, Ægypten og over til kampene på Sicilien i forbindelse med invasionen af Italien.
Category: World War, 1939-1945

Siege Malta 1940 1943

Author : Ernie Bradford
ISBN : 9781848845848
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Situated midway between Europe and Africa, Malta played a central role in the battles for the mastery of North Africa. The island was the vital supply base for British and Imperial troops in the to-and-fro desert campaigns against, first, Italy and then Germany and Rommel’s Afrika Korps. The three-year siege of Malta was one of the longest in history. In this thrilling account the author, who first came to know and love Malta whilst serving with the Royal Navy during the Second World War, paints a vivid picture of the suffering of the island and its population. He draws on personal accounts and reminiscences of the participants; he tells of the occasional despair that turned to joy when the convoys got through with much-needed supplies and of the bravery of both the civilians and the armed forces stationed there that uniquely won for Malta the George Cross. Ernle Bradford was born in Norfolk in 1922 and joined the Royal Navy at eighteen. He served with distinction throughout the Second World War. After the war he based himself in Malta, sailing the Mediterranean in a number of small boats and writing prolifically about its history. Among his other books are The Great Siege: Malta 1565, Ulysses Found, Mediterranean: Portrait of a Sea, Cleopatra, Hannibal, The Shield and the Sword and Christopher Columbus. He died in 1986.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies