The Alps: A Cultural History by Andrew BeattieThe Alps: A Cultural History by Andrew Beattie

The Alps: A Cultural History

byAndrew Beattie

Hardcover | October 15, 2006

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The Alps are Europe's highest mountain range: their broad arc stretches right across the center of the continent, encompassing a wide range of traditions and cultures. Andrew Beattie explores the turbulent past and vibrant present of this landscape, where early pioneers of tourism,mountaineering, and scientific research, along with the enduring legacies of historical regimes from the Romans to the Nazis, have all left their mark.
Andrew Beattie has traveled widely in the Arab and Islamic worlds, from Morocco to Borneo, and has written for Rough Guides and the Independent on Sunday.
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Title:The Alps: A Cultural HistoryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 5.59 × 8.31 × 0.98 inPublished:October 15, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195309553

ISBN - 13:9780195309553

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