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  1. Garibaldi’s Maltese Corsairs

    Garibaldi’s Maltese Corsairs [Paperback]

    Abraham Borg(Author)


    ISBN: 9789993275312
    Published by : Midsea Books
    Garibaldi’s connection with Malta and the Maltese dates back to 1837 when he had already taken refuge in South America, mainly in Montevideo. It was there that he met with other Italian exiles on the run from the despotic go... .... Learn More
  2. Ricerche storiche - A. XLV, N. 1-2, gennaio-agosto 2015

    Ricerche storiche - A. XLV, N. 1-2, gennaio-agosto 2015: Esposizioni Universali in Europa. Attori, pubblici, memorie tra metropoli e colonie, 1851-1939 [Paperback]

    Anna Pellegrino(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788859614975
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    This special issue covers the entire history of universal expositions in Europe, starting from the Great Exhibition of London (1851) which had over six million visitors. The essays included, inspired by the international panel abo... .... Learn More
  3. Aan de overkant

    Aan de overkant: Ontmoetingen in dienst van de VOC en WIC (1600-1800) [Paperback]

    Lodewijk Wagenaar(Editor)


    ISBN: 9789088903168
    Published by : Sidestone Press
    In the 17th and 18th century well over a million men and a few thousand women made the long journey oversees to one of the many Dutch colonies of the Dutch East India Company or West India Company. How did these people live in the... .... Learn More
  4. Eel Drifters

    Eel Drifters: Building a traditional fishing boat from the Danish island of Fejø [Paperback]

    Morten Gøthche(Author)


    ISBN: 9788785180674
    Published by : Viking Ship Museum
    In the autumn of 2010, the Viking Ship Museum in Roskilde launched a newly built eel-drifter (åledrivkvase), a type of fishing boat traditionally used on the waters between Zealand, Lolland and Falster. Inspired by similar N... .... Learn More
  5. The University Library of Groningen

    The University Library of Groningen: Four hundred years of history in four buildings, forty collections and infinite pictures [Paperback]

    Gerda C. Huisman(Author)


    ISBN: 9789491431784
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Four hundred years ago, on 28­February 1615, the University Library of Groningen was officially instituted. This book celebrates the four centuries during which the Library matured from a single room with chained books to a m... .... Learn More
  6. Aneddoti dei Mondiali di calcio

    Aneddoti dei Mondiali di calcio: Fatti, curiosità, personaggi e storie dell’evento sportivo più seguito sul pianeta [Paperback]

    Marco Impiglia(Author)


    ISBN: 9788856402278
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Passaparola
    Did you know that an English football player did the poo on the field during a game? Or that a referee purchased a life insurance before directing the first World Cup final? Or that the Jules Rimet Trophy was stolen and later foun... .... Learn More
  7. Frozen Assets

    Frozen Assets: "British mining, exploration, and geopolitics on Spitsbergen, 1904-53" [Paperback]

    Frigga Kruse(Author)


    ISBN: 9789491431333
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Circumpolar Studies
    Volume: 9
    The focus of this book is the role of Great Britain in the industrial development of Spitsbergen. The primary aim of this study is to explain the British operations on Spitsbergen from a historical international comparative perspe... .... Learn More
  8. Nonno raccontami

    Nonno raccontami: Il libro bianco della memoria [Hardback]

    Francesco Marini(Editor)


    ISBN: 9788856301533
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Diari e memorie
    “Grandpa, do you remember the house you lived in as a child? How big was your family? Tell me about your first holiday!” After the successful book Nonna raccontami , based on the figure of the grandmother, this book co... .... Learn More
  9. A Sentimental Journey

    A Sentimental Journey: Inglesi e Americani a Firenze tra Ottocento e Novecento: i luoghi, le case, gli alberghi [Paperback]

    Claudio Paolini(Author)


    ISBN: 9788859612698
    Published by : Edizioni Polistampa
    Series: Quaderni del Servizio Educativo
    Especially since the 1830s, many English and American people have moved to Florence. Some of them wanted to study Italian art and literature in order to draw inspiration for their work; others were attracted by the mild climate of... .... Learn More
  10. Strait Street

    Strait Street: Malta’s ‘Red Light District’ Revealed [Paperback]

    John Schofield(Author); Emily Morrissey(Author)


    ISBN: 9789993274209
    Published by : Midsea Books
    This book is largely about those material traces, presenting an archaeological perspective on the artefacts and places that characterise one particular and extraordinary street in Malta’s capital city, Valletta – Strai... .... Learn More

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