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The King of Kings: The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia

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by Asserate, Asfa-Wossen
Haile Selassie I, the last emperor of Ethiopia, was as brilliant as he was formidable. A descendant of King Solomon and an early proponent of African unity and independence, Haile Selassie fought with the Allies against the Axis powers during World War II and was a messianic figure for the Jamaican Rastafarians. Written by Asfa-Wossen Asserate, Haile Selassie s grandnephew, this is the first major biography...
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European Identity

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by Green, Stephen
Is there any such thing as a European identity? Amidst all the kaleidoscopic variety what - if anything - do 28 members of the European Union have in common? The facts of history have created shared interests and cultural connections that are in the end more important than the differences. We know we are different from Asia; and we are more different from America than we - perhaps especially the British - t...
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My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution

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by Darke, Diana
How did Syria's revolution lose its way? Drawing on the author's firsthand knowledge of the country's complex religious and ethnic communities, this book illuminates the darker recesses of Syria's history, politics, and society. With the unique perspective of an Arabic-speaking British woman, Diana Darke became deeply embedded in all levels of Syrian society when she bought and restored a house in a mixed S...
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A Night in the Emperor's Garden: A True Story

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by Omar, Qais Akbar
In 2005, a group of Afghan actors endeavored to create an unusual dramatic performance--one that would bring theater to a region wounded after years of war with the Taliban and offer hope for healing. "A Night in the Emperor's Garden" is the captivating account of their resulting play and a rich exploration of the region's culture. In preparation, for five months, the group tirelessly reworked Shakespeare'...
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An Armchair Traveller's History of Finland

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by Clements, Jonathan
In the American mind, Finland is often swept up in the general group of Nordic countries, little known and seldom gaining prominence on its own. But as Jonathan Clements shows in "An Armchair Traveller's History of Finland," it has a long and fascinating history, one that offers oddities and excitements galore: from prehistoric herders to medieval lords, Christian martyrs and Viking kings, and the war heroe...
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An Armchair's Traveller's History of Apulia

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by Desmond Seward & Susan Mountgarret
Apulia – An Armchair Traveller’s History by Desmond Seward and Susan Mountgarret is a compelling reading that links the landscape of this region to its history and early travellers.
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Raghu Rai's India - Reflections in Colours

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by Rai, Raghu
Raghu Rai's "India" is the India of the everyday - the life of his rural childhood. His photographs talk about the simple people, the village people, the rituals and routines that make up the rhythm of their days, their spiritual fervour, their dignity and sense of colour and self-adornment, as well as the earthy beauty of their humble homes and the unconscious artistry of their agricultural labour. For the...
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Traveller's History of England

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by Christopher Daniell
A complete history of England from earliest times right up to the present day, presented in one volume. A Traveller's History of England begins with the Old Stone Age and finishes with the Millenium Dome. Illustrated with historical maps and line drawings, A Traveller's History of England offers insight into the country's past and present and into English character and culture.
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Travellers Wine Guide to France

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by Christopher Fielden
Illustrated with specially commissioned photographs (wine usually seems to be made in attractive surroundings) as well as maps, the books in this series describe the wine-producing regions of each country. The authors recommend itineraries, list wineries, describe the local cuisines, suggest wine bars and restaurants, and provide a mass of practical information, much of which is not readily available elsewh...
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Italy - A Traveller's History

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by Valerio Lintner
A Traveller's History of Italy analyzes the development of the Italian people from pre-historic times right through to the imaginative, resourceful and fiercely independent Italians we know today. All the major periods of Italian history are dealt with, including the Etruscans, the Romans, the communes and the city states which spawned the glories of the Renaissance.
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The Ends of the Earth

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by Willemsen, Roger
An author, foreign correspondent, academic, and television personality, Roger Willemsen is a familiar figure in Germany, and The Ends of the Earth offers English-language readers a chance to engage with his uniquely astute and perspective take on the world. Consisting of twenty-two essays recounting and reflecting on a lifetime of travel to the far and forgotten corners of our planet, the book offers remark...
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Smile of a Midsummer Night: A Picture of Sweden

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by Gustafsson, Lars
Lars Gustafsson and Agneta Blomqvist have written a personal guide to their Swedish homeland. Setting off from the south their journey leads them all the way up to Norrland, from the farms of Scania to the Laponian area, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. But it is the idyllic fjord in Bohuslan, in the Vastmanland region, as well as Lake Malar and Stockholm that they call home. Alive with their varied interests ...
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Finding England

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by Ehling Holger
It is easy to find England on a map - it is part of that conspicuous thing in the North Sea, just off the French coast. It gets trickier once you arrive: Not even the English are keen to explain what England actually is. Why do the English eat what they eat, why do they do what they do? And why do many across the world still believe that England and Englishness is something to aspire to, something to adore?...
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Crossing Jerusalem: Journeys at the Centre of the World's Trouble

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by Nicholas Woodsworth
The extremes of the human experience are encapsulated in Jerusalem, and Nicholas Woodsworth’s “Crossing Jerusalem” is one of the most authoritative and evocative travelogues in existence. From the ultra-orthodox communities of Mea-Shearim, where immodestly dressed women can expect to be spat at or stoned, to the Palestinian communities of East Jerusalem, Woodsworth writes about the city with great precision...
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The Colonel

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by Mahmoud Dowlatabadi
It's a pitch black, rainy night in a small Iranian town. Inside his house the Colonel is immersed in thought. Memories are storming in. Memories of his wife. Memories of the great patriots of the past, all of them assassinated or executed. Memories of his children, who had joined the different factions of the 1979 revolution. There is a knock on the door. Two young policemen have come to summon the Colonel ...
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Hidden Bhutan - Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon

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by Martin Uitz
In 2006, "Time magazine" listed the King of Bhutan, Jigme Singye Wangchuk, as one of the 100 'leaders and revolutionaries' who are changing our world today. Yet it was only in the 1960s that the first road linking "The Kingdom of the Thunder Dragon" with India was opened, and since 1974 only a strictly limited number of tourists have been allowed to visit each year. Martin Uitz, a renowned expert on Bhutan,...
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The Golden Step

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by Christopher Somerville
In the Golden Step: A Walk Through the Heart of Crete, the famous walking correspondent Christopher Somerville undertakes a gruelling hike from the east to the west of Crete, relying entirely on a rather dodgy map, a compass and a walking stick -and, of course, on the famed hospitality of the Cretans.
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Kathmandu: Biography of a City

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by Bell, Thomas
One of the greatest cities of the Himalaya, Kathmandu, Nepal, is a unique blend of thousand-year-old cultural practices and accelerated urban development. In this book, Asia expert Thomas Bell recounts his experiences from his many years in the city exploring in the process the rich history of Kathmandu and its many instances of self-reinvention. Closed to the outside world until 1951 and trapped in a medi...
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Marco Polo

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by Clements, Jonathan
The records of the Chinese Yuan dynasty do not mention a Marco Polo at all (and they should), and there are some suspicious omissions from Polo's text - no tea, no foot-binding, no mention of Chinese printing, or even of the Great Wall. Did Polo even go to China?
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Traveller's Wine Guide to Spain

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by Begg, Desmond
Spain has more land under vine than any other country in Europe, and over the past thirty years has transformed its wine industry into one of the greatest in the world. Using a unique combination of native and imported grape varieties, Spain now produces a wide range of quality wines. Yet its wine regions and villages, many of which are located in unspoiled and remote areas, remain relatively unknown. The a...
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