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MAP: Eastern Europe: 1915

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: M40

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Drawn by the cartographer G. Peltier, this map was first published as a supplement to the French newsmagazine L’Illustration in 1915 to map the eastern theatre during World WarI. It shows East Prussia, western Russia, Poland, and much of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, including Galicia, Bukovina and Transylvania, in excellent detail, identifying small towns and villages, railroads, rivers and their tributaries. The text and legend are in French.Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Re... View more info

MAP: Map Group for East Central Europe

By: N/A

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: PE29

Condition: NOT on website as of 1-30-09, Reproduction map of original


Includes maps [M 4] Saxony, [M 8], and [M 19] (see descriptions above for [M 8] and [M 19] and for [M 4]. All 3 maps View more info

MAP: Map Group for Lithuania, Latvia & Estonia

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: PE17

Condition: NOT on website as of 1-30-09, Reproduction map of original


Includes maps [M 7] and [M 38] (see descriptions above). Both maps View more info

FAIRY TALES OF EASTERN EUROPE

By: Asala, Joanne

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Penfield Books:

Seller ID: 043268

ISBN: 1-932043-26-8

Condition: 6 x 9", 157 pages , Penfield Books


This rich collection of folktales reflects the local and regional flavor of the Slavic people, although the same plots, motifs, and structural elements occur in stories told around the world. For example, in the tale "The Three Golden Hairs," we see the Soudiche, the eastern European equivalent of the greek fate Sisters. A peasant child is ordered to be killed to evade an ominous prophecy, is abandoned to die, but survives to fulfill the dire predictions, much like Oedipus in the play by Sophocles. The endangered child is found in a basket floating down the river, and eventually bec... View more info

Image for Urban Europe, 1100-1700

Urban Europe, 1100-1700

By: David Nicholas

Price: $31.95

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 2003

Seller ID: 949838

ISBN: 0-333-94983-8

Condition: 256 pages, paperback, Palgrave Macmillan


Reflecting the vigor of both urban and medieval history, this timely textbook from an established scholar in urban studies is a broadly interdisciplinary work that breaks new ground by emphasizing the links between the late medieval and early modern cities. Adopting an organic, environmental approach, David Nicholas examines the common social, governmental, economic and intellectual roles played by most pre-modern cities.About AuthorDavid Nicholas is Kathryn and Calhoun Lemon Professor of History, Clemson University.Reviews"It is well written, coherent... View more info