Railway Posters (Shire Library, Volume 658) by Lorna Frost

By Lorna Frost

Railway posters have an incredible entice the trendy viewers, yet simply what's it that appeals to us? Enduring photos of iconic locomotives, bathing beauties and characters resembling Sunny South Sam are testomony to the persuasive energy of the railway corporation advertising and marketing departments demonstrated within the past due 19th century. Railway posters not just let us know approximately railway heritage and know-how, architectural and engineering accomplishments, yet additionally they supply us insights into the cultural and social value of the railways. The effect of the railway on our towns and coastlines and the advance of rest time and vacation motels will be visible within the routine photographs of ramblers, bathers and idyllic vacationer locations. This e-book explores the altering types and features of the railway poster from the early pre-grouping days via to the inter-war 'golden age', global conflict and the nationalised British Railways.

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Lonely Planet Kenya (9th Edition) by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Stuart Butler, Kate Thomas

By Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Stuart Butler, Kate Thomas

Lonely Planet Kenya is your passport to the main correct, up to date recommendation on what to determine and pass, and what hidden discoveries anticipate you. shuttle via historic lands to witness the various world's maximum natural world spectaculars, climb a volcano or , or sail in a powerful dhow to doubtless unknown islands; all together with your depended on commute spouse. Get to the center of Kenya and start your trip now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Kenya shuttle Guide:

Colour maps and photographs throughout
Highlights and itineraries assist you tailor your journey in your own wishes and interests
Insider how you can shop time and cash and get round like an area, fending off crowds and bother spots
Essential details at your fingertips - hours of operation, mobile numbers, web content, transit assistance, prices
Honest reports for all budgets - consuming, drowsing, sight-seeing, going out, purchasing, hidden gem stones that the majority guidebooks miss
Cultural insights offer you a richer, extra profitable trip adventure - way of life, tribes, nationwide parks and reserves, cuisine
Over 50 maps
Covers Nairobi, Southern Rift Valley, Masai Mara, important Highlands, Mombasa, Lamu, coastal Kenya and extra

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The Rough Guides' Mallorca Directions 1 (Rough Guide by Phil Lee

By Phil Lee

Narrow, fashionable and pocketable, Mallorca instructions is filled with rules for a vacation on one of many Mediterranean’s most well-liked islands, richly illustrated with 1000s of particularly commissioned photographs. The full-colour creation positive aspects 19 themed spreads – together with the simplest seashores to inland points of interest, museums, eating places and caf?s. the most component of the consultant offers an area-by-area account of the points of interest, eating places, lodges, delivery, retailers and nightlife – all supported through evocative images. There are targeted maps of every bankruptcy sector and the entire major lodges, within which each directory and overview is pinpointed.

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Top 10 Costa Blanca (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide) by Mary-Ann Gallagher

By Mary-Ann Gallagher

"DK Eyewitness most sensible 10 trip consultant Costa Blanca" will lead you instantly to the superior the wonderful beach has to provide. even if you are looking for the main attractive seashores, the liveliest nightlife or mouth-watering eating places, this advisor is your excellent pocket-sized significant other. depend upon dozens of most sensible 10 lists - from the head 10 tapas bars to the pinnacle 10 shorelines, to the pinnacle 10 nightspots to the pinnacle 10 Medieval villages - that can assist you event Costa Blanca to its fullest. The advisor is split by way of zone, bringing jointly the entire highlights and sights in a single necessary consultant full of studies for eating places and motels. Plus, with its loose pull-out map, the "DK Eyewitness best Ten trip consultant Costa Blanca" deals the entire insider wisdom each customer must discover the realm very easily. "DK Eyewitness best 10 trip advisor Costa Blanca" - displaying you what others basically inform you.

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The Rough Guide to New Zealand by Rough Guides

By Rough Guides

The tough advisor to New Zealand is the definitive consultant to the world's experience capital. particular bills of each allure, in addition to crystal-clear maps and plans, will express you the superior New Zealand has to provide - from the white sandy seashores and great kauri timber within the north to the hairline fiords and penguin colonies within the south. specialist writers provide the counsel you would like for experiencing Maori tradition and foodstuff, remarkable out on multi-day hikes, or monitoring down Marlborough's tastiest sauvignon blancs.

At each element, The tough consultant to New Zealand steers you to little-known points of interest, like secluded scorching swimming pools, in addition to well known locations to hang around, similar to Wellington's most sensible cafés. Insider assistance, making plans itineraries, and writer selections provide the within scoop at the most sensible lodgings throughout each rate range.

Make the main of a while with The tough advisor to New Zealand.

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Frommer's Prague Day by Day (Frommer's Day by Day) by Mark Baker

By Mark Baker

Specified curiosity excursions specialise in households, romance, Kafka's Prague, Communist Prague, and extra local walks wind via previous city, the Jewish region, Mal? Strana, and the citadel District facet journeys take viewers to the 14th-century Karl?tejn fort, Konopi?te, and the beautiful Renaissance city of Cesk? Krumlov With a Czech-English word list of invaluable words and menu phrases those attractively priced, four-color courses provide dozens of local and thematic excursions, whole with hundreds of thousands of images and bulleted maps that cleared the path from sight to sight. Day through Days are the single courses that support tourists manage their time to get the main out of a trip.Full-color package deal at an inexpensive cost superstar scores for all lodges, eating places, and points of interest Foldout entrance covers with maps and quick-reference details Tear-resistant map in a convenient, reclosable plastic pockets convenient pocket-sized trim  

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Our Wealth Is Loving Each Other: Self and Society in Fiji by Karen J. Brison

By Karen J. Brison

Our Wealth Is Loving one another explores the fluid and context-bound nature of cultural and private id between indigenous Fijians. whereas nationwide id in Fiji is usually outlined towards the West via connection with a romanticized pre-modern culture, person Fijians are usually extra curious about defining their id vis-^-vis different villagers and different teams inside Fiji. while humans craft self debts to justify their place in the indigenous Fijian neighborhood they query and redefine either culture and modernity.

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Fodor's Northern California 2014: With Napa, Sonoma, by Fodor's, Michele Bigley, Christine Ciarmello, Cheryl

By Fodor's, Michele Bigley, Christine Ciarmello, Cheryl Crabtree, Denise M. Leto, Daniel Mangin, Fiona G. Parrott, Reed Parsell, Jerry James Stone, Christine Vovakes, Bobbi Zane

Overview

Northern California is stuffed with rugged redwood forests, pristine stretches of Pacific sea coast, and towering mountains. however it additionally has greater than its percentage of creature comforts, from Napa Valley's wineries and spas to San Francisco's vacation spot eating places and particular boutiques. full of in-depth insider info, illustrated cultural gains, and outstanding images, Fodor's Northern California 2014 e-book version exhibits the easiest the sector has to offer.

Competitive virtue: the one each year up-to-date guidebook to Northern California.

Discerning ideas: Fodor's Northern California 2014 deals savvy recommendation and proposals from neighborhood writers to assist tourists utilize their time. Fodor's selection designates our greatest selections, from resorts to nightlife. "Word of Mouth" costs from fellow tourists offer worthy insights.

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In the Empire of Ice: Encounters in a Changing Landscape by Gretel Ehrlich

By Gretel Ehrlich

During this gripping circumnavigation of the Arctic Circle, Gretel Ehrlich paints a brilliant portrait of the indigenous cultures that inhabit the starkly appealing boreal panorama surrounding the Arctic Ocean, an ice-bound barren region that incorporates northern Siberia, northwestern Greenland, Canada's titanic Nunavut, and northern Alaska. Ehrlich's excursion, supported via the nationwide Geographic Society, records what continues to be of those cultures, particularly the similarities and ameliorations between them, together with searching traditions, shamanic and ceremonial practices, languages and legends--the ways that they've got survived, or were assimilated, and the way they're adapting to the impression of weather switch on their ice-age cultures.

Ehrlich is occupied with what she calls the ecology of culture--the ways that the human presence of indigenous Arctic humans is intricately interwoven with land, rock, river, sea, and ice. Depicting human-caused weather swap as simply the most recent and so much damaging of the ills and abuses first peoples were agony for 250 years, Ehrlich's haunting and gorgeous prose portrays historical tribes and traditions at the fringe of extinction and captures the austere fantastic thing about their a variety of lifeways within the frozen dreamscape of the area they've got regularly recognized.

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