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MAP: A New Chart of the Vast Atlantic Ocean Exhibiting the Seat of War Both in Europe and America 1755

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: B01

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original

Originally produced by Emmanuel Bowen about 1755, our reprint is a fascinating example of 18th century mapmaking. Centered on the Atlantic Ocean, the map shows the eastern coast of North America, from New France to the West Indies. Western Europe and West Africa are also depicted from Ireland to the Slave Coast. Early settlements in North America are identified as well as the usual shipping routes from the Old World to the New. For those interested in pre-Revolutionary America and the early migration routes from Europe this map will be most helpful.Black and white map, printed on 18x24â... View more info

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Tripping Over Europe: Expert Advice on Making Travel Easy

By: Eugene Wittry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: W1850

ISBN: 0788418505

Condition: 225 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2001, 5.5x8.5, paper, 225 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

A valuable resource guide that answers many questions about how to make traveling outside the USA a successful and satisfying experience. He encourages his readers to avoid tour groups, and then provides the necessary information to plan and execute a solo trip abroad. Arranged in a series of small chapters, this book can be enjoyed end to end or by leisurely browsing through topics of interest. He also provides helpful tips to money-conscious travelers including the best time to purchase airline tickets, overbooking offers and which kinds of hotels offer more for less. A chapter devoted to co... View more info

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Great Famine: Northern Europe in the Early Fourteenth Century

By: William Chester Jordan

Price: $22.95

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1997

Seller ID: 058911

ISBN: 0691058911

Condition: 328 pages, 6 x 9, 3 maps, paperback, Princeton University Press

The horrors of the Great Famine (1315-1322), one of the severest catastrophes ever to strike northern Europe, lived on for centuries in the minds of Europeans who recalled tales of widespread hunger, class warfare, epidemic disease, frighteningly high mortality, and unspeakable crimes. Until now, no one has offered a perspective of what daily life was actually like throughout the entire region devastated by this crisis, nor has anyone probed far into its causes. Here, the distinguished historian William Jordan provides the first comprehensive inquiry into the Famine from Ireland to western Pol... View more info