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A Traveller"s History of France (Traveller"s History - 4th ed.)

by Robert Cole

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Interlink Pub Group Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history (ie other than Britain & Ireland),
  • Travel & holiday guides,
  • France - History,
  • Travel Guides,
  • Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • France,
  • Europe - France

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12162533M
    ISBN 101566562228
    ISBN 109781566562225
    OCLC/WorldCa36886948

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    This book also provides some interesting tips for understanding French culture. What is the objective of this book? The objective is to help you, as a tourist, to communicate with ease and confidence in basic travel situations, through not only reading the French essential language used . A Travellers History of Ireland gives a full and accurate portrait of Ireland from its prehistory right up to the present. The story opens with mysterious, early Celtic Ireland where no Roman stood, through Saint Patricks mission to Ireland which began the process of making it an island of saints, to the legendary high King Brian Boru and his struggle with Viking and Irish enemies alike.

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A Traveller"s History of France (Traveller"s History - 4th ed.) by Robert Cole Download PDF EPUB FB2

Millions of travellers visit France each year. The glories of the French countryside, the essential harmony of French architecture, the wealth of historical relics, the myriad of cultural opportunities - all make the country a perennial and irresistible attraction. A Traveller's History of France takes the reader from the first conquests of /5(19).

A Traveller's History of France takes the reader from the first conquests of ancient Gaul through the Renaiss Millions of travellers visit France each year. The glories of the French countryside, the essential harmony of French architecture, the wealth of historical relics, the myriad of cultural opportunities - all make the country a perennial /5.

I expected a "Traveller's History" would be brief (this is), easy to read (this is not), and discuss topics or ideas a traveller might encounter such as the importance of a region or city, the history of winemaking (this book is a chronological listing of French rulers - except when it jumps ahead and behind not fully connecting the dots)/5.

Nomenclature. Travellers refer to themselves as Minkiers or Pavees, or in Irish as an Lucht Siúil ("the walking people"). "Pikey" or "pikie" is a slang term, which is pejorative and is a derogatory term aimed towards Travellers.

It is used in the US, UK and Ireland to refer to Travellers. In a pejorative sense it means "a lower-class person", perhaps 'coarse' or 'disreputable'.Ireland: 30, (). Buy a cheap copy of Traveller's History France book by Robert Cole.

Millions of travellers visit France each year. The glories of the French countryside, the essential harmony of French architecture, the wealth of historical relics, Free shipping over $/5(2).

The Traveller's History book series by multiple authors includes books A Traveller's History of the Hundred Years War in France, A Traveller's History of Venice. Peter Mentzel, A Traveller's History of York, and several more. See the complete Traveller's History series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

A Traveller's History: France This is an excellent concise history of France, beginning with the Paleolithic period and ending in The Carolingian, Capetian, Valois and Bourbon monarchs are all covered chronologically, as are each Republic and s: Murray's Handbooks for Travellers were travel guide books published in London by John Murray beginning in The series covered tourist destinations in Europe and parts of Asia and northern Africa.

According to scholar James Buzard, the Murray style "exemplified the exhaustive rational planning that was as much an ideal of the emerging tourist industry as it was of British commercial and.

Buy Travellers' France 1st by Eperon, Arthur, Carter, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Much of the book is centred on two storylines; a woman living inand a woman living in This historical fiction piece incorporates real events from history; the Crusade against the Cathars in what is now southern France, and the massacre at Béziers.

The book won the Sunday Time’s Best Read of. In this book, the reader is provided with a comprehensive but enjoyable general history of France, from earliest times to the present day.

An extensive gazetteer, cross-referenced with the main text, pinpoints the historical importance of sites and towns. France comes alive in the pages of this book, helping transform the tourist into a traveller Cole transkports the reader back through France's long and tumultuous history in a manner which keeps one engrossed in the unfolding tale This is the book for any potential traveller Small Press.

About this book. Millions of travellers visit France each year. The glories of the French countryside, the essential harmony of French architecture, the wealth of historical relics, the myriad of cultural opportunities - all make the country a perennial and irresistible attraction.

The History of Travellers. There are many theories about our origin. The one I most commonly meet is that we are the descendants of the people who lost their land at the time of the Famine.

Among settled people this notion seems to have a lot of support, but I am going to have to disagree with this theory. A Traveller's History of France takes the reader from the first conquests of ancient Gaul through the Renaissance, the turmoil and triumph of the French Revolution, and on through the 20th century of.

In any case, the book was ok, but focused a lot on violence and pestilence (of which there was plenty in the last years of Parisian history). I just prefer to th In anticipation of our upcoming trip to France, this seemed like the perfect book to read/5(16).

Travellers in Faith: France, Germany, Belgium, Canada, Morocco and South Africa, which are presented in this volume. Studying the historical and social growth of this movement in India, its transnational transformation, the development of its ideology, particularly on the questions of conversion, gender, religious diversity, organization Reviews: 2.

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"The Traveller's History of France" by Robert Cole is concise and gives the essential facts in a very readable form." ("The Independent"). "This little book is a very good idea indeed, a running commentary on the complexities, triumphs and tragedies of French history.

A Traveller's History of France: Robert Cole: Paperback - Revised Ed.: Europe - France book. The Travellers here descended from groups who left Ireland around the time of the Great Hunger and settled in the US, carving out a similar lifestyle to the one they followed in Ireland.A Traveller's History of South Africa by David Mason: A Traveller's History of Spain by Juan Lalaguna: A Traveller's History of the Caribbean by James Ferguson: A Traveller's History of the Hundred Years War in France: Battlefields, Castles and Towns by Michael Starks: A Traveller's History of the U.S.A.

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