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Rough Guides (Firm)

Overview
Works: 1,273 works in 2,112 publications in 2 languages and 73,995 library holdings
Genres: Guidebooks  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Reviews  Biography‡vDictionaries  Discography  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Encyclopedias  Catalogs  Biography 
Roles: Publisher, Editor
Classifications: G153.4, 910.202
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Publications about Rough Guides (Firm)
Publications by Rough Guides (Firm)
Most widely held works by Rough Guides (Firm)
The rough guide to the iPad by Peter Buckley( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 753 libraries worldwide
Looks at the features and functions of the iPad, covering such topics as iTunes, iBooks, FaceTime, Safari, iWork, and docks
The Rough Guide to film by Jessica Winter( Book )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
"Arranged by director it covers the top moguls, mavericks and studio stalwarts of every era, genre and region. Reviews of thousands of the greatest movies ever made, profiles of over eight hundred directors and more
Ultimate adventures : a rough guide to adventure travel : [the world's best outdoor travel experiences] by Greg Witt( Book )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 544 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Ultimate Adventures: A Rough Guide to Adventure Travel features adventures for all travelers, including "soft" experiences for those testing their bravery levels and extreme adventures for adrenalin junkies, each rated by physical, psychological, skill and wow factor! Whether your appetite for adrenalin takes you to arctic freezes, ocean depths or sweltering deserts, this book will tell you the how, why and when to plan your ultimate adventure. Experienced tour leader and trekker extraordinaire, Greg Witt brings cultural sensitivity and humor, as well as concise practical information. The guide is packed with maps & safety advice and includes information on all the best local guides. Make the most of your time on Earth with this spectacular foray into world adventures
The rough guide to Scotland by Rob Humphreys( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
A traveler's guide to Scotland, providing maps and detailed information on cities, accommodations, dining, shopping, sights, and landmarks, featuring tips to cross-country ski through the Cairngorm mountains, and including a list of thirty things "not to miss."
The Rough guide to China by David Leffman( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
The sheer breadth of what you can experience in China and the speed of its transformation make it a destination impossible to ignore and essential to visit. From sophisticated cities such as Shanghai, to the famed Terracotta Army or the mighty Yangzi River, this is a country that thrills and beguiles
World party : the Rough Guide to the world's best festivals ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
An illustrated guide to celebrations and festivals around the world spotlights more than one hundred of the world's greatest events, accompanied by information on the history and culture of each festival and its location
The rough guide to India by David Abram( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 455 libraries worldwide
Provides advice on planning a trip to India, presents descriptions of the highlights in each part of the country, and offers information about restaurants, nightspots, shops, and lodging
The rough guide to South East Asia on a budget by Rough Guides( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 450 libraries worldwide
'The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a Budget' is the perfect companion for anyone looking to make the most of this exotic region without breaking the bank. Backpackers, gap year travellers and those who want more bang for their buck will find information on unmissable attractions in ten Southeast Asian countries
The rough guide to Spain by Mark Ellingham( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 449 libraries worldwide
With 30 years experience and our trademark 'tell it like it is' writing style, this guide cover all the basics with practical, on-the-ground details, full-colour throughout, as well as unmissable alternatives to the usual must-see sights in Spain
The rough guide to travel with babies & young children by Fawzia Rasheed de Francisco( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
From pre-trip planning to pre-empting and dealing with challenges when away, this book is the ultimate comprehensive guide to hassle-free family travel. With the low-down on everything from planning your itinerary and accommodation to what to bring and how to pack it, the guide is packed with tips for painless travel with children
The rough guide to Australian Aboriginal music ( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Papuan [Other] and No Linguistic Content and held by 422 libraries worldwide
"In the past decade music made by Aboriginal artists has enjoyed unprecedented levels of success in Australia. Here is a representative sample of the rich diversity -- from country through folk to rock -- of the music which has been used as a vital artistic medium to explore important issues ranging from land rights and the 'stolen generations' to colonial dispossession and racism"--Container verso
The rough guide to classical music by Joe Staines( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
The ideal handbook on classical music. Both a CD guide and who's who, it covers a thousand years of music-- from Gregorian chant via Mozart and Schubert to contemporaries such as John Adams and Judith Weir
The rough guide to Argentina by Danny Aeberhard( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Presents guidance and tools for visitors to Argentina, including trip planning information, lodging and dining suggestions for different budgets, and details on history, culture, and things to see and do
The rough guide to Sweden by James Proctor( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
A travel guide to Sweden that provides maps, touring suggestions, and expert advice on traveling in the country and includes information on hotels, restaurants, shops, activities, nightlife, and popular attractions
The rough guide to Cuba by Fiona McAuslan( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 393 libraries worldwide
Providing coverage of Cuba's major urban centres, this guide presents accounts of destinations both on and off the beaten track and how to get there. Tips on Cuban slang, local customs and advice from a tourist perspective are also included
The rough guide to Android phones & tablets by Andrew Clare( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
An essential companion for anyone picking up a new Android device. Covers everything you need to know to make the most of your phone or tablet, from the basics right through to advanced techniques and tricks
Make the most of your time on Earth : the rough guide to the world ( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 370 libraries worldwide
Ideal for both the seasoned traveler and armchair dreamer, this Rough Guide recommends 1,000 travel, art and architectural, hiking or sports, festival, eating, hiking, musical, shopping, and nature-related experiences and suggests road and train trips around the world, arranged geographically. The experiences vary from trekking to the source of the Ganges to platypus-watching in Australia. Some sections include recommended reading and/or films to learn more about the culture, geography, and history of these travel destinations
The rough guide to Sicily by Jules Brown( Book )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
A guide to traveling in Sicily, providing an introduction to the region, suggestions on when to visit and what not to miss, a look at Sicily's history, the Mafia, the island's Baroque architecture, and food and wine, and descriptions of restaurants, places to stay, entertainment venues, notable sites, and other attractions in nine areas of Sicily
The rough guide to Scottish Highlands and Islands by Rob Humphreys( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A travel guidebook to the Scottish Highlands and Islands. Recommends accommodations, restaurants and attractions for various budgets
The rough guide to Kenya by Richard Trillo( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
The Rough Guide to Kenya is the ultimate guide to East Africa''s best known destination. From the live music in Nairobi to the Turkana overland safaris, the 24-page, full-colour section introduces all of the country''s highlights. The guide includes details for all the best places to stay, eat and drink, to suit every budget, plus the new ''Author''s Picks'' feature to highlight the very best options. There is plenty of practical advice on getting the most out of Kenya, from the well-known safari parks to the little-known reserves. The guide looks at Kenya''s history, politics and culture and comes complete with maps and plans for every region
 
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