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Mediterranean Winter: The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and the Peloponnese

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Publisher Comments:

“Artful and intelligent . . . . Kaplan's book has made its own mark. . . I am able to feel the sense of an exotic and timeless part of the world.”

— Bob Hoover, Pittsburg Post-Gazette

“[Kaplan] helps the distant past resonate today. . . . [He] teaches lessons that are informative and concise.” -The Washington Post Book World

“A writer of extraordinary intellect and passion . . . with a wonderfully lucid way of relating history as a living thing.” -San Francisco Chronicle

“Erudite and intrepid. . . . [Kaplan] is a deft guide to wherever he chooses to lead you.” -The New York Times

About the Author

Robert D. Kaplan is a national correspondent for The Atlantic Monthly and the bestselling author of eleven previous books on foreign affairs and travel, including Balkan Ghosts, The Ends of the Earth, The Coming Anarchy, and Eastward to Tartary and most recently Imperial Grunts. He is currently the Class of 1960 Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Naval Academy. He lives with his wife and son in western Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780375714337
Author:
Kaplan, Robert D
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Author:
Kaplan, Robert D.
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Mediterranean Region Description and travel.
Subject:
Classical antiquities
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Departures
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 MAP
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.98x5.32x.60 in. .46 lbs.

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