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1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You Die

Author : Richard Cavendish
ISBN : 0785835148
Genre : Travel
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Both casual travelers and dedicated history buffs will relish this visitor's guide to palaces, cathedrals, temples, battlefields, homes of great artists and statesmen--places and monuments that bear witness to thousands of years of human history. Packed with vivid color photos and detailed textual entries 1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You Die carries its readers off to places that include: Prehistoric Sites: Stonehenge, England; the Lescaux Cave Paintings, France, and others. Battlefields: Waterloo, Belgium; Gettysburg, U.S.A.; Hastings, England; Ypres, Belgium, and others. Buildings and Monuments: St. Basil's Cathedral, Moscow; Nishi Hogan-Ji (Buddhist temple), Kyoto, Japan; St. Paul's Cathedral, London; the Eiffel Tower, Paris; the Empire State Building, New York City; the Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy; the Wailing Wall, Jerusalem; the Pyramids, Egypt; and many others. Homes of the Famous and Infamous: Mozart's Birthplace, Salzburg, Austria; Shakespeare's birthplace, Stratford-upon-Avon, England; Jane Austen's home, Chawton, England; Hitler's retreat at Berchtesgaden, near Munich, Germany; and many others. Published in collaboration with the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), this book upholds their mission to pass on information about the legacy of our past to future generations. 1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You Die makes a great book for browsing, an idea-packed source for vacation planning, a handy reference volume for students of history, and a sheer pleasure for the general reader.

1001 Natural Wonders You Must See Before You Die

Author : Michael Bright
ISBN : 9780785835837
Genre : Nature
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With the help of some of the world’s leading explorers, 1001 Natural Wonders circumnavigates the globe, traveling from arid deserts to frozen wastes, across grasslands and steppe, lakes and rivers, and from mountain tops to ocean depths. Each wonder has been selected for its grandeur and sheer natural beauty. This is the definitive guide to the most spectacular sights in the natural world, celebrating hundreds of millions of years of the Earth’s long and furious history. Some places are located in the remote wilderness, others just a bus ride from town, but whatever and wherever they are, they are rendered here with an inspiring immediacy. Entries are packed with information on the creation and development, location and spectacle of each phenomenon. 100 Natural Wonders is the most detailed and comprehensive guide of its kind. For the would-be explorer, dedicated tourist, traveler, nature-lover, student, or simply for the inquisitive, this compilation of the world’s most amazing vistas and experiences is an absolute must, an insight into our planet’s priceless resources.

1001 Historic Sites You Must See Before You Die

Author : Richard Cavendish
ISBN : 0764160443
Genre : Travel
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Introduces more than one thousand historically important sites from around the world and discusses what makes each one so unique.

Getaway S One Thousand And One Places To See Before You Die

Author : Marion Boddy-Evans
ISBN : 9781770071469
Genre : Africa, Southern
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If ever there was proof that Southern Africa offers a lifetime's serious exploration, this is it. From encounters with animals and nature, to discovering the open road and history, to challenging yourself, this list of 1001 must-see places and must-do things has been compiled from the combined experiences of Getaway magazine's travel journalists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Author : Steven Jay Schneider
ISBN : 9781844037186
Genre : Performing Arts
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"I have, by the way, seen 943 of the 1001 movies, and am carefully rationing the remaining titles to prolong my life." - Roger Ebert "1001 ways to give cinema new scope." - The Herald Expert critics in each genre of film, from romance to horror and sci-fi, have once again painstakingly revised this list of essential must see-movies, cut and added films to bring the must-watch list bang up to date for 2013, from great classics like The Birth of a Nation and Gone With the Wind to recent Oscar winners like Life of Pi, Amour, Argo and the blockbusters that is Skyfall. Each entry tells you exactly why these films deserve inclusion in this definitive illustrated list, engaging readers in each film's concept development and production, including curious trivia facts about the movies, as well as the most famous pieces of memorabilia associated with them. Illustrated with hundreds of stunning film stills, portraits and poster art 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Dieoffers an incredible visual insight into the world of modern cinema. It puts together the most significant movies from all genres, from animation to Western, through action, comedy, documentary, musical, noir, romance, thriller, short and sci-fi. Movies from over 30 different countries have been included, offering a truly wide multi-cultural perspective, and the time span includes more than a century of extraordinary cinematography. Packed with vital statistics, and a few facts that might surprise you, this is a collector's must for the bookshelf as well as an entertaining read for all those who love the world of film. Whether your passion lies with The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, from the films you shouldn't have missed the first time around, to the films you can see again and again, 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die is the definitive guide for all movie lovers. Contents includes... Introduction 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940 1950 1960 1970 1980 1990 2000

1001 Paintings You Must See Before You Die

Author : Stephen Farthing
ISBN : UVA:X030113338
Genre : Art
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Traces the history of great paintings from thirteenth century to the present, following each piece with information about the artist and the current location of the painting.

1001 Buildings

Author : Mark Irving
ISBN : 1844039196
Genre : Reference
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1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die is a visual testament to the beauty, grace, and fortitude of the world's greatest architectural achievements. Beginning in the ancient and Near East, the book explores buildings from the Byzantine and Gothic architecture of the Middle Ages through to splendid contemporary innovations. The book is not only concerned with size - it also includes some of the world's most remarkable domestic buildings, such as the Mongolian yurt and houses of the American pioneers, as well as railway buildings, chapels, casinos, concert halls, gentlemen's clubs, and museums, cherished often for the way they represent and capture a particular moment in history. Comprehensive and concise entries contain essential information on what is special about the buildings, their structural processes, and the social, political and geographical considerations of the architects who designed them. An aspiring visual testimony to the extraordinary creative capabilities of the architects, engineers, and builders, this book also contains information on the tools and methods they used. 1001 Buildings You Must See Before You Die is the complete companion to the outstanding architecture of the world.

1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die

Author : Peter Boxall
ISBN : 0733321216
Genre : Best books
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Following on from the success of the hardcover edition and in the style of the phenomenally successful 1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die, this is a bold, bright and incisive guide to the books and writers that have had real impact; whether in the form of critical acclaim or as cult favourites. This wide-ranging selection by a superb international team of writers and critics features classics as well as more contemporary works. This must-have book is the perfect reference for everyone who loves to read.

Can T Be Arsed Half Arsed Shorter Edition

Author : Richard Wilson
ISBN : 9781909396111
Genre : Humor
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The Seven Questions You Re Asked In Heaven

Author : Ron Wolfson
ISBN : 9781580234078
Genre : Religion
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Provides the seven questions asked in the afterlife, for both believers and non-believers, that will help readers shape a life of purpose and meaning on Earth.

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