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A Traveller's History of Croatia (Traveller's History of Croatia)by Benjamin Curtis
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This concise history of Croatia begins with the arrival of Greeks and Romans in the early 5th century and covers medieval Croatia, the Ottoman invasion, Habsburg rule, the first Yugoslavia and World War II, Tito's Yugoslavia, Croatian independence and the battles of the 1990's. Contemporary Croatia is also discussed. An introductory chapter describes Croatia's geography, climate, and population. The volume includes a time line of major events, list of Croatian rulers, several maps, and pen and ink illustrations. Tourists will appreciate the volume's readability as well as the historical directory of notable cities and landmarks included. Curtis teaches European history at Seattle University. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
An inside look at the complex roots of Croatian history--from the earliest time to the present--as well as the many influences visitors will see on its towns, ports, and islands. One definite conclusion can be drawn about Croatia in the early 21st century: it has established itself as one of the worlds most coveted tourist destinations. Maps and line drawings.
Croatia is blessed with some of the most spectacular scenery on the planet and in recent years has become a favorite tourist destination. This handbook takes an inside look at the complex roots of Croatian history--from the earliest time to the present--as well as the many influences visitors will see on its towns, ports, and islands. Maps and line drawings.
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