Blue Guide Greece
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Blue Guide Greece by Sherry Marker
Book DescriptionBlue Guides: Complete Cultural Guides -- This guide amply covers mainland Greece, the cradle of western civilisation. Updated information on developments in archaeology and scholarship make this the essential guide for visitors to Greece who are genuinely interested in its past as a way of enjoying the present. This book aims above all to be a handbook and reference book to the Classical world, making that world visible and comprehensible to new generations of readers. This edition pays more attention to practical information, on the hypothesis that a good lunch and a comfortable bed are all part of the cultural experience. Illustrations to inform rather than to decorate: maps, diagrams, floor plans, architectural details and photographs -- "Often plagiarised by other guide writers, Blue Guides have always been a gold standard for accuracy and depth" Daily Telegraph. "Guide books in the grand tradition of thoroughness and objectivity" Georgia Review.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781905131105
(200mm x 130mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Blue Guides
Publisher: Blue Guides
Publish Date: 30-May-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Sherry Marker
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The birthplace of much of Western art, architecture, literature, and theater, Greece offers a rich and fascinating history.
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Author Biography - Sherry Marker
Sherry Marker took her BA in Classics at Harvard, an MA in Ancient History at the University of California at Berkeley, studied archaeology at the american school of Classical Studies in Athens. She has worked on the excavations at Mortgantina, Sicily and Sardis, Turkey. She has written on Greece for the New York Times travel section, Travel and Leisure, Berlitz Travellers and Frommer's. She divides her time between Massachusetts and the Peloponnese. She is co-author of this edition, in which she provided the chapters on Athens, Attica, the Peloponnese, and parts of Boetica and Phocis. James Pittifer is a professor at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom and an author and broadcaster on southeast Europe. He haswritten extensively from the region for The Times, The World Today, The Times Literary Supplement and other publications. He is co-author of this edition, in which he provided the chapters on Epirus, Thessaly, Macedonia, Thrace, and parts of Central Greece.
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