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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 ...


A Traveller's History of Italy
Valerio Lintner

Interlink Publishing Group, 2003

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


A Traveller's Wine Guide to France
Christopher Fielden, Jim Budd

Interlink Publishing Group, 2007

France is the home of many of the world's greatest wines. The authors describe France's most important wine producing areas, give the background to the wines, and provide a guide to visiting the best producers.


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 ...


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 ...


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? ...


Ancient Ireland: An Explorer's Guide (Travel)
Robert Emmet Meagher, Elizabeth Parker Neave

Interlink Publishing Group, 2003

A splendid guidebook to Ireland's spectacular antiquities-its passage tombs, ring forts, castles, Neolithic settlements, and monastic sites. With its witty and erudite explorations of Irish mythology, history, literature, archaeology, and architecture, this travel book makes for an excellent companion on a journey to Ireland that is also a journey back in time. Along with fascinating overviews of prehistoric, Celtic, early Christian, and ...


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 ...


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.


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.


Indaba My Children African Tribal Histor
Credo Mutwa

Interlink Publishing+group Inc, 1998

First published in 1964, "Indaba, My Children" is an internationally acclaimed collection of African folk tales that chart the story of African tribal life since the time of the Phoenicians. It is these stories that have shaped Africa as we know it. Credo Mutwa was born in 1922 in Natal, the grandson of Ziko Shezi, a Bantu witch doctor who was the guardian of his tribe's history. In 1963, Mutwa himself was officially proclaimed High Witch doctor ...


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 ...


Food of Japan
Shirley Booth

Interlink Publishing Group, 2002

A Japanese culinary revolution has taken place in the US: witness the explosion in the number of sushi bars, as well as the popularity of noodles, rice, and other Japanese foods, and their appearance in supermarkets everywhere. Japanese cuisine is being served up in restaurants everywhere, and much has been written about the health benefits of miso, steamed fish, and green tea. Japanese foods are finally being appreciated in the West, but most ...


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 ...


Fine Old Conflict
Jessica Mitford

Interlink Publishing+group Inc, 1978

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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 ...


Nicaragua In Focus: a Guide to the People, Politics and Culture (In Focus Guides)
Nick Caistor, Hazel Plunkett

Interlink Publishing Group, 2002

Whatever happened to Nicaragua? In the 1980s it was a byword for revolution, a bogeyman for US governments and a symbol of Latin America's quest for new paths to development and social justice. But since the Sandinistas' electoral defeat in 1990 it has dropped out of the headlines. In the new millennium, Nicaragua continues to be buffeted by international forces, although rather than troops, the US now sends the International Monetary Fund. ...


Searching for Sugar Mills: An Architectural Guide to the Eastern Caribbean
Suzanne Gordon, Anne Hersh

Interlink Publishing Group, 2005

From Anguilla to Trinidad, the Caribbean offers a huge variety of architectural styles that have been influenced by the many European settlers who colonized the islands, as well as the Africans, Amerindians, and East Indians brought to the region as laborers.


Calcutta: A Cultural History
Krishna Dutta

Interlink Publishing Group, 2008

In the popular imagination, Calcutta is a packed and pestilential sprawl, made notorious by the Black Hole and the works of Mother Teresa, Kipling called it a City of Dreadful Night, and a century later V.S. Naipaul, Gunter Grass, and Louis Malle revived its hellish image. This is the place where the West first truly encountered the East. Founded in the 1690s by East India Company merchants beside the Hugli River, Calcutta grew into India's ...


A People Without a Country: The Kurds and Kurdistan

Interlink Publishing Group, 1993

Traces the history of the Kurds and their search for independence Title: A People Without a Country Author: Chaliand, Gerard (EDT)/ Pallis, Michael (TRN)/ McDowall, David (FRW) Publisher: Interlink Pub Group Inc Publication Date: 1993/01/01 Number of Pages: 320 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: 92014618



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