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Montenegro & the Adriatic Coast

Reading and Travel Guide
Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude. We have updated the original package. These are the current recommendations.
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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.
$19.00

Balkans & Southeast Europe Map

EUR147
Freytag & Berndt
Freytag & Berndt
2009
1
370790752X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This nicely detailed European regional map (1:2,000,000) shows the route of the Danube from Budapest to the Black Sea.
$14.95

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
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

Eyewitness Guide Croatia

BLK39
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2015
296
1465426140
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

Lonely Planet Montenegro

BLK137
Peter Dragicevic
Lonely Planet Publications
2013
196
1741794404
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical, comprehensive guide in the popular series.
$24.99

The Complete Whitewater Rafter

OCE59
Jeff Bennett
McGraw-Hill
1996
196
007005505X
PAPER
Reference
0
0
0
0
A popular, practical guide to whitewater rafting, with information on preparing for your trip, choosing equipment, safety and rescue, the history of rafting, as well as introductions to water currents and rapid classifications.
$17.95

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 History

BLK30
Ivo Goldstein, Nikolina Jovanovic (Translator)
McGill Queen's
2000
281
0773520171
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, balanced history of Croatia, from medieval times to the present, by a professor at the University of Zagreb.
$29.95

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

Like Eating a Stone, Surviving the Past in Bosnia

BLK132
Wojciech Tochman
Atlas & Co
2008
176
1934633143
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
A portrait of devastation in the wake of the Bosnian Wars, told through stories of survivors searching for family members and their remains.
$20.00

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

Realm of the Black Mountain, A History of Montenegro

BLK129
Elizabeth Roberts
Cornell University Press
2007
521
0801446015
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
An authoritative history of Montenegro from prehistory through independence in 2006.
$45.00

Sarajevo, A Biography

BLK99
Robert J. Donia
University of Michigan Press
2006
438
047211557X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
1
Donia captures the sprit of Sarajevo and its role as cosmopolitan center, in this lively, personal, cultural, social and political history of the city.
$45.00

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

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

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

Croatia, Through Writers' Eyes

BLK95
Barnaby Rogerson (Editor)
Sickle Moon
2006
288
0907871895
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
1
This collection of stories, tales and travel narratives illuminates the history and culture of Croatia. Including contributions by Rebecca West, Lawrence Durrell and Fitzroy MacLean.
$33.95

Pretty Birds, A Novel

BLK63
Scott Simon
Random House
2006
368
0812973305
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this bold first novel Simon turns his experiences as a journalist in war-torn Bosnia into a powerful tale of family, ethnicity and survival.
$15.00

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

The Cellist of Sarajevo

BOS35
Steven Galloway
Riverhead Books
2009
256
1594483655
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A spare and haunting, wise and beautiful novel about the endurance of the human spirit and the subtle ways individuals reclaim their humanity in a city ravaged by war.
$16.00

Birds of Europe

FG47
Lars Svensson
Princeton University Press
2010
416
0691143927
PAPER
Field Guide
0
1
0
0
Featuring 3,500 glorious paintings by Killian Mullarney and Dan Zetterstrom, the second edition of this exquisite guide features updated text and maps.
$29.95

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The Balkans: Nationalism, War, and the Great Powers, 1804-2011

BLK32
Misha Glenny
Penguin Putnam
2012
752
0140233776
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Longtime central European correspondent for the BBC based in Vienna, Glenny (The Fall of Yugoslavia) poignantly challenges the role of the Great Powers in this survey, newly revised and updated to cover developments in the region through 2011.
$26.00

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

Montenegro, A Modern History

BLK174
Kenneth Morrison
St. Martins
2009
289
1845117107
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Charts the country's contemporary history in accessible and comprehensive form. Beginning with its recognition as an independent state at the Congress of Berlin in 1878,
$55.00

Venice, a Maritime Republic

ITL24
Frederic C. Lane
Johns Hopkins University Press
1973
505
080181460X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Lane focuses on the history of trade, taking in not just on La Serenissima but also Dubrovink and the other cities of its once far-flung domain.
$40.00

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