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Idyllic Shores of Croatia & Montenegro

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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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CROATIA. Buy these 4 items as a set for $68 including shipping, 15% off the retail price. With free shipping on anything else you order.  Buy Package

Balkan Ghosts, A Journey through History

BLK02
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. Named one of the best of 1993 by the New York Times.
$20.00

A Traveller's History of Croatia

BLK155
Benjamin Curtis
Interlink Publishing Group
2010
274
1566568080
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Curtis untangles with alacrity the complex history of this nation at the crossroads of Europe.
$14.95

Eyewitness Guide Croatia

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

Croatia Coast Map

BLK17
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2011
2
3707904601
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
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

Montenegro Map

BLK101
Gizi Map
2016
1
0929591712
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This handy full-color road map covers Montenegro and its coast at a scale of 250,000.
$14.95

Bradt Guide Montenegro

BLK47
Annalisa Rellie
Bradt Publications
2015
344
1841628573
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, detailed overview of Montenegro, its history, wildlife and major attractions in the series by Bradt. Geared for the independent traveler, it also includes maps and lots of practical travel information.
$25.99

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

City of Fortune, How Venice Ruled the Seas

MED185
Roger Crowley
Random House
2013
400
0812980220
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Crowley spins tales of three centuries of plunder and plague, imperial conquest and piracy in this riveting new history, chronicling the transformation of a tiny city of lagoon dwellers into the richest place on earth.
$18.00

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.
$32.99

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

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

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Early Christian and Byzantine Art

EUR23
John Lowden
Phaidon Press
1997
448
0714831689
PAPER
Art & Architecture
1/1/2112
0
0
0
0
An illustrated guide to the architectural heritage of the early Christian period (860-1453), with a survey of the philosophy and intellectual climate of the time.
$29.95

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

Central Europe Map

EUR12
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2010
1
3850842169
MAP
Reference
12/30/1899 12:00:00 AM
0
0
0
0
This colorful regional European map, like the sister map Europe Grand Tour (EUR185), covers from Paris and Amsterdam to Vienna, Prague, Warsaw, Budapest, Rome and Dubrovnik.
$14.95

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

Lonely Planet Croatia

BLK27
Jeanne Oliver
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
352
1786574187
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's excellent practical guide to Croatia, with maps and a good overview of history, culture and nature, joins the linup of designed country guides.
$25.99

Lonely Planet Eastern Europe

EUR72
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
480
1743214669
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide includes Poland, Hungary and the Czech Republic as well as the Baltic States, Belarus, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria and the Balkans.
$27.99

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

Rough Guide Croatia

BLK31
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2016
480
0241204399
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide to Croatia for the traveller. Organized geographically, it also includes a 35-page section on the culture and history of the region.
$24.99

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

Serbia, Kosovo & Montenegro Map

BLK48
Gizi Map
2004
2
9633524660
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A product of the World Mapping Project, this full-color map, double-sided map of Serbia and Montenegro is at a detailed scale of 1:400,000.
$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

Croatia Map

BLK61
ITMB
ITMB
2008
2
1843533081
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A map of all Croatia, including the entire coast, at a good scale of 1:325,000. Printed on and water- and tear-resistant paper, the full color map is on two sides, with the eastern half of the country on one side, and the western half on the reverse.
$11.95

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Dubrovnik & Dalmatian Coast

BLK83
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
128
1465457437
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This slim guide, geared for visitors on a short stay, features color photographs and maps.
$14.00

Croatia Coast 1, Kornaten-Zadar

BLK85
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2
3850842975
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Croatian coast at a scale of 1:100,000. The entire coast from north to south is covered in a series of four maps.
$12.95

Croatia Coast 2, Sibenik/Split/Vis

BLK86
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2
385084997X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Croatian coast at a scale of 1:100,000. The entire coast from north to south is covered in a series of four maps.
$12.95

Croatia Coast 3, Middle Dalmatia

BLK87
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2
3850849988
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Croatian coast covering Brac, Hvar, Split and surrounding islands at a scale of 1:100,000. The entire coast from north to south is covered in a series of four maps.
$12.95

Croatia Coast 4, South Middle Dalmatia

BLK88
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2
3850849996
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed map of the Croatian coast covering Mljet, Madugorje, Dubrovnik and surrounding islands at a scale of 1:100,000. The entire coast from north to south is covered in a series of four maps.
$12.95

Croatian Coast Atlas

BLK89
Cartographia
Cartographia
2006
1
9632106490
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A spiral bound, fully indexed road atlas for the Croatian coast and islands with 40 city plans and an introductory 16-page, route-planning atlas of Bosnia, Croatia & Slovenia.
$27.95

Cadogan Guide Croatia

BLK90
James Stewart
Cadogan Books
2009
368
1566567661
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With hand-picked, welcoming places to stay and eat, easy-to-use maps, clear layout and rich cultural background detail, along with vibrant advice on everything from exploring the mountains and national parks to historic cities and Roman remains.
$21.95

Footprint Croatia

BLK94
Jane Foster
Footprint Handbooks
2010
288
1907263012
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Featuring hundred of color photographs and detailed listings, this compact guide includes chapters on Zegreb, Istria and Dalmatia.
$21.95

Croatia Map, Istria Peninsula

BLK109
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2008
2
3707907643
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This detailed road map shows Istria and surroundings from Trieste and Rijeka south to Pula and Cres at a scale of 1:100,000.
$12.95

Fodor's Croatia, with a Side Trip to Montenegro

BLK116
Douglas Stallings (Editor)
Fodor's
2015
376
1101878037
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Everything you need to plan a trip is included in this detailed, practical guide.
$25.99

Rick Steves Croatia & Slovenia

BLK127
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
836
1631213016
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A personal and informative practical guide by the well-regarded travel writer and publisher. Includes suggested day plans and information on where to eat and sleep, as well as plenty of background and historical information.
$23.99

Moon Handbook Croatia and Slovenia

BLK140
Shann Fountain Culo
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
450
1631212931
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A no-nonsense practical guide in the Moon series, jam-packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights), but also with a good overview of history, flora and fauna and geology.
$21.99

Time Out Croatia

BLK141
Time Out (Editor)
TimeOut
2009
320
1846700612
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An up-to-date guide on what to do and where to go by the people who publish Time Out Magazine.
$19.95

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

Moon Spotlight Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast

BLK156
Shann Fountain Culo
Avalon Travel Publishing
2009
100
1598805436
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy guide focuses on where to go and what to do, including suggested tours and walks, hotels, restaurants and shops.
$7.95

National Geographic Croatia

BLK158
Rudolf Abraham
National Geographic
2015
320
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
An abundantly illustrated guide to the country, with essays on history and culture and color maps.
$25.95

Insight Guide Croatia

BLK160
Insight Guides
Insight Guides
2014
304
1780051565
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This lavishly illustrated Insight guide includes excellent color maps and thoughtful short essays on history, culture and attractions.
$23.99