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Tripping Over Europe: Expert Advice on Making Travel Easy

By: Eugene Wittry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books:

Seller ID: W1850

ISBN: 788418505

Condition: 2001, 5½x8½, paper, 225 pp, Heritage Books


A valuable resource guide that answers many questions about how to make traveling outside the USA a successful and satisfying experience. He encourages his readers to avoid tour groups, and then provides the necessary information to plan and execute a solo trip abroad. Arranged in a series of small chapters, this book can be enjoyed end to end or by leisurely browsing through topics of interest. He also provides helpful tips to money-conscious travelers including the bes... View more info

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Women, Business, and Finance in Nineteenth-Century Europe: Rethinking Separate Spheres

By: Robert Beachy, Béatrice Craig, Alastair Owens

Price: $25.95

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2005

Seller ID: 20185X

ISBN: 184520185X

Condition: 256 pages, paperback, Palgrave Macmillan


Looking at women, business and finance in the nineteenth century, this book challenges our traditional understanding of "separate spheres" whereby men operated in the public world of work and women in the private realm of the domestic. Drawing on case studies throughout Europe, the authors reveal that there was much greater diversity in women's economic experience across all social strata than has previously been understood. International contributors take a new look at ... View more info

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Great Famine: Northern Europe in the Early Fourteenth Century

By: William Chester Jordan

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 058911

ISBN: 0691058911

Condition: 328 pages, 6 x 9, 3 maps, paperback, Princeton University Press


The horrors of the Great Famine (1315-1322), one of the severest catastrophes ever to strike northern Europe, lived on for centuries in the minds of Europeans who recalled tales of widespread hunger, class warfare, epidemic disease, frighteningly high mortality, and unspeakable crimes. Until now, no one has offered a perspective of what daily life was actually like throughout the entire region devastated by this crisis, nor has anyone probed far into its causes. Here, th... View more info