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A Traveller's History of Croatia (Traveller's History of Croatia)

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Book News Annotation:

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)

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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.

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781566568081
Author:
Curtis, Benjamin
Publisher:
Interlink Books
Illustrator:
Gleaves, Phil
Cartographer:
Taylor, John
Subject:
Europe - General
Subject:
Eastern Europe - Balkan Republics
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Subject:
Special Interest - General
Subject:
World History-Eastern Europe
Series:
Traveller's History of Croatia
Publication Date:
20140131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
274
Dimensions:
7.70x5.00x.80 in. .75 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , 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.
"Synopsis" by , 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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