Don't forget to bookmark this web site !!
Used & Out of Print Books | Contact us | Home

Browse and Compare Price at 40+ Sites and 20,000+ Stores!!

|  FAQ/About us |  Recommend us |  Browse |  Memo |  Book Reviews |  Random Quotes |  Help |

 

Find more info., search and price compare for
Lisbon: City of the Sea: A History
by Malcolm Jack
Binding: Hardcover, illustrated edition edition, 224 pages
Publisher: I. B. Tauris
Weight: 1.06 pound
Dimension: H: 1.18 x L: 8.5 x W: 5.51 inches
ISBN 10: 1845114035
ISBN 13: 9781845114039
Click here to search for this book and compare price at 40+ bookstores with AddALL.com!

If you cannot find this book in our new and in print search, be sure to try our used and out of print search too!

 

Book Description:

Lisbon: City of the Sea is a beautifully written portrait of a much loved city, from its origins in Greek legend to the present day. Malcolm Jack vividly captures the rich and unique history of this haunting and attractive port whose prominent position on the Tagus estuary has inextricably bound its character with the sea. Beginning with its earliest inhabitants, Jack traces Lisbon's life through its imperial success in the 16th century and the devastating earthquake that humbled the city and shocked Europe in 1755 to its current position as a vibrant and successful European capital. Stressing the importance of its foreign population in its artistic and social development, he draws out its cosmopolitan nature, as well as its colorful culture and self image. Engaging and accessible, this book will appeal to Lisbon's many visitors as well as anyone interested in European history.


|  Home |  FAQ/About us |  Link to us |  Recommend us |  Contact us |  Bookstores |  Memo |

Shipping Destination:
State:
(US only)
Display in:
Search by:

Searching for Out of Print Books? [Click Here]

[ For web hosting, AddALL recommend Liquidweb]