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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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Item EXBLK17A. Buy these 4 items as a set for $69 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Eyewitness Guide Croatia

BLK39
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
296
1465457399
PAPER
Guidebook
1
0
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Gorgeously illustrated and filled with excellent maps, this compact book offers a thorough overview of Croatia's history, traditions, cultures and sights.
$23.00

The Balkans, A Short History

BLK28
Mark Mazower
Modern Library
2002
188
081296621X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
With eloquence and clarity, Mazower addresses issues of geography, nationalism and nation in this indispensable survey.
$16.00

Balkan Ghosts, A Journey through History

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Robert D. Kaplan
Picador USA
2005
307
0312424930
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Kaplan interweaves history, art and culture with his travels through Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Romania and Greece in this regional portrait.
$20.00

Croatia Coast Map

BLK17
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2011
2
3707904601
MAP
Reference
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0
0
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A nicely shaded map covering the Dalmatian Coast from Porec to Dubrovnik at a scale of 1:200,000, perfect for the complex coastline.
$14.95

Bradt Guide Croatia

BLK55
Piers Letcher
Bradt Publications
2016
448
1784770086
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This convenient guide in the British series covers Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik in excellent, personable detail. Sixth edition.
$22.99

Lonely Planet Croatian Phrasebook

BLK147
Lonely Planet Publications
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
256
1743214375
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A handy, palm-sized guide to pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$9.99

Visible Cities Dubrovnik

BLK40
Annabel Barber
W. W. Norton & Company
2006
199
1905131151
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An informative, personable guide to exploring the city and surroundings, featuring a good overview of the history of Dubrovnik, suggested walking tours, a map of the city center and practical advice on where to go and what to do.
$24.95

Black Lamb and Grey Falcon: A Journey Through Yugoslavia

BLK04
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens (Introduction)
Penguin
2007
1181
0140188479
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
First published in 1941, this monumental work explores the complex history of Yugoslavia, its heroes, politics and culture. It's a big, challenging book -- some call it the best ever written on the Balkans.
$28.00

Croatia, A Nation Forged in War

BLK23
Marcus Tanner
Yale University Press
2010
384
0300163940
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A modern history of Croatia, from its medieval origins to Nazi occupation to the present day, written by the British correspondent who reported from the region during the events of 1993.
$29.00

Dubrovnik, A History

BLK56
Robin Harris
Saqi
2006
503
0863569595
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Harris, a journalist who writes frequently on the Balkans, presents a comprehensive portrait of the historically important maritime city-state in this nicely illustrated, scholarly and readable history of Dubrovnik.
$26.95

Palgrave Concise Historical Atlas of the Balkans

BLK41
Dennis Hupchick
Springer
2001
128
031223970X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
The changing borders and complex history of the Balkans are clearly and concisely shown through 50 double-page maps and accompanying essays, organized chronologically.
$23.00

The Balkans in World History

BLK142
Andrew Wachtel
Oxford University Press
2008
176
0195338014
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A professor at Northwestern University, Wachtel focuses on the traditions and contributions of overlapping cultures in this lively short history.
$19.95

The Balkans, From Constantinople to Communism

BLK37
Dennis Hupchick
St. Martins
2004
468
1403964173
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Hupchick looks at European, Orthodox Christian and Muslim influences in the Balkans from early kingdoms through the 1990s in this important survey.
$43.00

Yugoslavia, Death of a Nation

BLK03
Laura Silber, Allan Little
Penguin Putnam
1997
403
0140262636
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Called "one of the finest volumes to come out of the war" by the New York Times, this book combines eyewitness reports, political commentary and documentary photographs to elucidate the origins and aftermath of the breakup of Yugoslavia.
$17.00

Conversations With Stalin

BLK24
Milovan Djilas
Mariner Books
1963
211
0156225913
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
This is a scathing memoir by one of Tito's top aides, ousted from the Communist Party in 1954. It captures some of the absurdities of life in communist Yugoslavia.
$13.95

Croatia, Travels in Undiscovered Country

BLK45
Tony Fabijancic
2003
208
0888643977
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
In these travel essays, Fabijancic, who left what was then Yugoslavia in 1964, writes with insight of his return to Croatia. He's especially good on the people and character of the land, capturing life in the countryside.
$32.75

How We Survived Communism and Even Laughed

BLK38
Slavenka Drakulic
HarperCollins Publishers
1993
227
0060975407
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
These short essays capture the absurdity, struggle and day-to-day reality of being a woman in Yugoslavia under communism. Drakulic is an award-winning Croatian journalist and novelist.
$15.99

The Venetian Empire, A Sea Voyage

ITL70
Jan Morris
Gardners Books
1990
200
0140119949
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Morris reconstructs the whole of the glittering dominion of the Venetian Republic in this evocative account of a journey by sea along historic trade routes to the Adriatic and beyond.
$24.95

Montenegro, A Novel

BLK08
Starling Lawrence
HarperCollins Publishers
2006
350
0060828420
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Steeped in atmosphere, this compelling tale of intrigue set in turn-of-the-century Montenegro evokes the tangled politics of the region -- Muslim, Turkish and British. Lawrence follows the adventures of reluctant British spy Harwell Auberon from the Adriatic to mountain villages, capturing the essences of the people and the land.
$15.99

The Bridge on the Drina

BLK59
Ivo Andric, Lovette F. Edwards (Translator)
University of Chicago Press
1977
318
0226020452
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
These linked stories by the Nobel Prize-winning author capture the history and complexity of Christian and Muslim relations during Ottoman occupation. Hewn of stone, the bridge dividing the town of Visegrad was Andric's inspiration.
$15.00

For Kids

Who Was Marco Polo?

CAS143
Joan Holub
Penguin Putnam
2007
112
0448445409
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This whimsical biography of Marco Polo chronicles his travels from Venice to central Asia in the 13th century, and the wild wonders he claims to have witnessed. Ages 7-11.
$5.99

Europe, A True Book

EUR336
Sandra Newman
Children's Press
2009
48
0531218295
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part of the True Book series, this illustrated, readable volume geared toward ages 9 to 12 introduces children to the geography and diverse cultures of Europe.
$6.95