1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You Die by Richard Cavendish1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You Die by Richard Cavendish

1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You Die

byRichard Cavendish

Paperback | March 15, 2017

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Looking for a vacation destination? History reference? Beautiful visuals to get lost in?1001 Amazing Places to See Before You Diehas you covered on every front.

Both casual travelers and dedicated history buffs will relish this visitor''s guide topalaces,cathedrals,temples,battlefields,homes of great artistsand statesmen--places and monuments that bear witness to thousands of years of human history. Packed with vivid color photos and detailed textual entries1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You Diecarries 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 Diemakes a great book for browsing, an idea-packed source for vacation planning, a handyreference volumefor students of history, and a sheer pleasure for the general reader.
Richard Cavendishis a historian and an authority on Britain''s historic heritage. He is the author ofA Guidebook to Prehistoric England, writes a regular monthly column in History Today magazine, and has just completed a book on the kings and queens of Britain. He has planned, contributed to, and edited numerous reference works, includ...
Title:1001 Amazing Places You Must See Before You DieFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:960 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:960 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:March 15, 2017Publisher:Book SalesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0785835148

ISBN - 13:9780785835141

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