Across Crete: Part One: From Khania to Herakleion

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April 2003



After successive waves of rulers throughout history, Crete has served as a crossroads where the Eastern and Western worlds have met and exchanged skills and ideas, materials and artifacts, and acquired layered strata of history unlike any other land. That history is explored in this collection through the writings of various travelers from around the world. This is the first of three illustrated books that will span the great island from east to west.


Johan de Bakker is a writer specialising in the Middle East and North Africa who has travelled extensively in Crete since the 1970s and studied its history in the early Modern Age


"Rich in history and dramatic scenery...a highly readable account...."--Linda M. Kaufmann, "Library Journal"
EAN: 9781850433873
ISBN: 1850433879
Untertitel: 'World Discovery Guide Books'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: I B TAURIS
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2003
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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