Rick Steves' Europe 101: History and Art for the Traveler

May 17, 2007|
Rick Steves' Europe 101: History and Art for the Traveler by Rick Steves
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Now in full-color comes a witty and engaging look at Europe''s history and art, from America''s European travel expert, Rick Steves.

Rick Steves'' Europe 101 helps you make the most of your sightseeing. A fun but informative guide, this "professor in your pocket" features chronologically organized chapters-from the pyramids to Picasso-that explain the forces behind Europe''s most important cultural and artistic periods. Other features include handy lists of sights that allow you to link your newly acquired knowledge with the specific paintings, sculptures, and buildings you''ll see on your trip, a humorous, readable style that is a joy to read compared with the history textbooks you slept on in school, and timelines, maps, drawings, and photos that illustrate Europe''s story and round out your education.
Since 1973, Rick Steves has spent about four months a year exploring Europe. His mission: to empower Americans to have European trips that are fun, affordable, and culturally broadening. Rick produces a best-selling guidebook series, a public television series, and a public radio show, and organizes small-group tours that take over...
Title:Rick Steves' Europe 101: History and Art for the TravelerFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:536 pages, 8.5 X 5.55 X 0.9 inShipping dimensions:536 pages, 8.5 X 5.55 X 0.9 inPublished:17 mai 2007Publisher:Avalon PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1566915163

ISBN - 13:9781566915168

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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