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International dictionary of historic places

Author: Trudy Ring; Robert M Salkin; Sharon La Boda
Publisher: Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1994-1996.
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Each entry includes a detailed essay explaining the events that occurred there and their historical significance, as well as providing information on what the site offers to contemporary visitors.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International dictionary of historic places.
Chicago : Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1994-1996
(OCoLC)760071789
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trudy Ring; Robert M Salkin; Sharon La Boda
ISBN: 1884964052 9781884964053 1884964001 9781884964008 188496401X 9781884964015 1884964028 9781884964022 1884964036 9781884964039 1884964044 9781884964046
OCLC Number: 31045650
Notes: Essays on the history of 1,000 historic places.
Description: 5 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Americas --
v. 2. Northern Europe --
v. 3. Southern Europe --
v. 4. Middle East and Africa --
v. 5. Asia and Oceania.
Other Titles: Historic places
Responsibility: editor, Trudy Ring ; associate editor, Robert M. Salkin ; photo editor, Sharon La Boda.
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Presents some 1000 illustrated histories of famous sites in the world. Entries include: location, description, and site office details; and a 3000 to 4000 word essay that provides a history of the  Read more...

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'A comprehensive index and a listing of historic places by country provide countless access points to the plethora of information. Historians, geographers, travellers, students, educators, and casual Read more...

 
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