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A Traveller's History of China (Traveller's Histories Series)
Stephen G. Haw

Interlink Publishing Group, 2014

This book offers a complete and concise history of China from earliest times right up to the present day. The author explores the geographical, cultural and political facets which have gone towards forming the make up of China and its people. The book allows the reader to gain an overview of China whilst also providing an easy-to-use reference source. Stephen Haw first visited China in 1980 as a tour lecturer and has lived and worked in China. ...


Samarkand (Interlink World Fiction)
Amin Maalouf

Interlink Publishing Group, 2003

Samarkand (French: Samarcande) is Urdu Translation of a 1988 historical fiction novel by the French-Lebanese writer Amin Maalouf. The novel received the Prix Maison de la Presse. The first half of the story is set in Persia (present day Iran) and Central Asia in the 11th century, and revolves around the scientist, philosopher, and poet Omar Khayyám. It recounts the creation of his Rubaiyat throughout the history of the Seljuk Empire, his ...


A Traveller's History of India
Sinharaja Tammita-Delgoda

Interlink Publishing Group, 2011

India, named after the river Indus, is heir to one of the world's oldest and richest civilizations and the origin of many of the ideas, philosophies, and movements that have shaped the destiny of humankind. For the traveler, India is both an inspiration and a challenge. The sheer wealth of Indian culture has fascinated generations of visitors. We see the sweeping panorama of Indian history, from the ancient origins of Hinduism, Jainism, ...


Portuguese Homestyle Cooking
Ana Patuleia Ortins

Interlink Publishing Group, 2002

Everyone loves Mediterranean food. But few can say what makes the soul-comforting, understated peasant food of Portugal distinct from that of its neighbors. The abundant use of legumes and leafy greens in its hearty soups and stews? The unusual combinations of meat and shellfish? The wine and garlic marinated braises? The easy seafood preparations? Or, perhaps, the luscious, egg-sweet desserts, from light meringue puddings to rich, sweet breads? ...


A Traveller's History of Turkey
Richard Stoneman

Interlink Publishing Group, 2009

Throughout the millennia Turkey formed the core of several Empires--Persia, Rome, Byzantium--before becoming the center of the Ottoman Empire. All these civilizations have left their marks on the landscape, architecture and art of Turkey--a place of fascinating overlapping cultures. A Traveller's History of Turkey offers a concise and readable account of the region from prehistory right up to the present day. It covers everything from the ...


Grandmother's Secrets: The Ancient Rituals and Healing Power of Belly Dancing
Rosina-Fawzia Al-Rawi

Interlink Publishing Group, 2000

Come, sit next to me, says Grandmother. Take this chalk in your hand. Now draw a dot and concentrate all your energy into this one dot. It is the beginning and the end, the navel of the world. So Fawzia Al-Rawi describes her grandmother's first lesson about the ancient craft of Oriental dance. Grandmother's Secrets always circles back to this grandmother and this young girl, echoing the circular movements of the dance itself. Al-Rawi has written ...


A Traveller's History of Italy
Valerio Lintner

Interlink Publishing Group, 2003

Compact portrait of Italy from pre-history to the present.


Wild Thorns (Interlink World Fiction)
Sahar Khalifeh

Interlink Publishing Group, 2003

Wild Thorns is a chronicle of life in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.


Aconcagua: Summit of South America (Rucksack Pocket Summits)
Harry Kikstra

Interlink Publishing Group, 2005

Of the seven continental summits, Aconcagua (at 6962 m/22,840 ft) lies second only to Everest. Yet it is surprisingly free of snow and ice, and experienced hikers can reach the roof of the Americas without technical expertise. However, it is one of the world's highest and toughest treks. The author has summated twice, and explains in detail how to tackle the main trekking routes (Normal and Polish Traverse), as well as giving a useful summary on ...


Cucina Siciliana: Authentic Recipes and Culinary Secrets from Sicily
Clarissa Hyman

Interlink Publishing Group, 2003

Sicily is where Europe ends and Africa begins, a sun-fired melting pot of East and West. In this exciting new book, esteemed food and travel writer Clarissa Hyman takes us on a cook's tour of the island, introducing us to the best pasta makers, the finest ingredients, and delicious recipes. The essence of Sicilian cooking is its simplicity. Whether you want to make a vitalizing weekend breakfast, a quick after-work supper, or host a relaxing ...


Cadogan Guide Rome and Central Italy (Cadogan Guide Rome & Central Italy)
Dana Facaros, Michael Pauls

Interlink Publishing Group Inc, 2009

Explore monumental, all-conquering Rome and go beyond the Eternal City's ancient gates to discover what lies outside them--volcanic lakes, beaches and islands, refined hill towns, Etruscan tombs and the high, snowy peaks of the Apennines. Hand-picked and special places to stay and eat, easy-to-use maps, clear layout and rich cultural background detail combine with reliable advice on everything from castles and monuments to pizzas and piazzas. ...


Global Vegetarian Cooking: Quick & Easy Recipes from Around the World
Troth Wells

Interlink Publishing Group, 2010

Tantalizing, healthful, and low-fat, Global Vegetarian Cooking is a bountiful collection of easily prepared, international dishes to inspire any cook-from beginner to accomplished chef. A helpful vegetarian nutrition guide, food glossary, vegetarian meal planning tips, pantry list, and regional and ingredients indexes further enhance this easy and inviting collection.


A Traveller's History of Greece
T. Boatswain, C. Nicolson, ...

Interlink Publishing Group, 2003

In A Traveller's History of Greece, the reader is provided with an authoritative general history of Greece from its earliest beginnings down to the present day. It covers in a clear and comprehensive manner the classical past, the conflict with Persia, the conquest by the Romans, the Byzantine era and the occupation by the Turks; the struggle for independence and the turbulence of recent years, right up to current events. This history will help ...


Traveller's History of Japan
Richard, Comp Tames, Scott Hall

Interlink Publishing Group, 2008

A Traveller's History of Japan not only offers the reader a chronological outline of the nation's development but also provides an invaluable introduction to its language, literature and arts, from kabuki to karaoke. This clearly written history explains how a country embedded in the traditions of Shinto, Shoguns and Samurai has achieved stupendous economic growth and dominance in the twentieth century.


A Traveller's History of North Africa
Barnaby Rogerson

Interlink Publishing Group, 1999

Provides a history of Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, and Libya, from their earliest beginnings through the twentieth century. Title: A Traveller's History of North Africa Author: Rogerson, Barnaby Publisher: Interlink Pub Group Inc Publication Date: 2000/12/01 Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: bl2006004066


Food for the Vegetarian: Traditional Lebanese Recipes
Aida Karaoglan

Interlink Publishing Group, 1992

Lebanon's cuisine draws from a culinary history truly unlike any other in the world. This healthy and wholesome diet is a reflection of Lebanon's unique interaction with Babylonians, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Greeks, Romans, Persians, Byzantines, Turks, and more recently, Europeans. This tantalizing collection of vegetarian recipes-passed down from mother to daughter, generation after generation-has been carefully collected from the rural ...


The Gardens of Light (Interlink World Fiction)
Amin Maalouf

Interlink Publishing Group, 1999

The Gardens of Light tells the life story of Mani, painter, doctor, and prophet born in Mesopotamia--modern day Iraq--in the early third century of the Christian era. He advocated "The Gospel of Light"-a religious system that was a mixture of Gnostic Christian beliefs, ancient Persian Zoroastrianism, Buddhism and some pagan elements. This came to be known as Manichaeism and attracted vast numbers of disciples. The mystic exercised a powerful ...


9/11 Contradictions: An Open Letter to Congress and the Press
David Ray Griffin

Interlink Publishing Group, 2008

In 9/11 Contradictions , David Ray Griffin shows that the official story about 9/11 is riddled with internal contradictions. Two contradictory statements cannot both be true. These contradictions show, therefore, that individuals and agencies articulating the official story of 9/11 have made many false statements. Congress and the press clearly should ask which of the contradictory statements are false and why they were made. This book is ...


Out of Crowded Vagueness: A History of the Islands of St. Kitts, Nevis And Anguilla
Brian Dyde

Interlink Publishing Group, 2006

The Islands of St Kitts, Nevis, and Anguilla all have a common history. Anguilla was made a ward of St Kitts in 1825, and Nevis was united with St Kitts and Anguilla under a single administration in 1882. Brian Dyde has been familiar with all three islands for many years.


Hildur, Queen of the Elves: And Other Icelandic Legends (International Folk Tales)

Interlink Publishing Group, 2006

In 870 AD, the first explorers arrived on the volcanic island that one day would be called Iceland. The men and women Who settled there, on the edge of the Arctic Circle, beside the last vestiges of ancient Ice Age glaciers, were a resourceful and hardy folk. They withstood fierce winter storms, plunging arctic temperatures, violent volcanic eruptions, powerful earthquakes, and the lonely isolation of this distant island. In the eleventh ...



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