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Ukraine in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Society, Security, Religion, Traditions, Urban and Rural Life, Crimea, Ethnic Groups, Military
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,730. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in the Ukraine, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Camping with the Communists: The Adventures of an American Family in the Soviet Union
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,550. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The ultimate road trip! This inspiring memoir follows the Gildens as they camp their way across 3,800 miles of the Soviet Union in the adventure of a lifetime. Join them as they struggle with the Soviet bureaucracy, go face to face with the KGB, steal toilet paper, smuggle a diamond, and say "Nyet!" to the border guards. "Camping" is a page-turning narrative that will amaze and delight you.
Жизнь и смерть одного Жигулёнка
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 24,470. Language: Russian. Published: February 12, 2013 by izdat-knigu.ru. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Герой произведения повествует о превратностях судьбы в начале девяностых годов, рассказывает историю одного автомобиля – от его покупки и до дорожной аварии, подробно рисует реалии тех лет. В содержательной части записок автор делится своим жизненным опытом, мыслями, эмоциями.
Nero-bianco-nero. Un viaggio tra le montagne e la storia del Caucaso
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Price: $7.40 USD. Words: 69,410. Language: Italian. Published: July 11, 2012 by Gabriele Capelli Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Il giornalista e guida alpina Mario Casella, accompagnato dall’alpinista russo Alexey Shustrov, ha attraversato con gli sci, da est a ovest, i mille e più chilometri della catena caucasica, crogiuolo di etnie e di pericolosa instabilità politica. Al racconto dell’avventura si alternano i ritratti di personaggi e situazioni sorprendenti, incrociati dall’autore nei suoi viaggi nella regione.
The Journey Is The Reward: A Year of Teaching and Traveling in Rural Hungary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Live vicariously through Mike Taylor as he recounts his tales of leaving Corporate America for a teaching position in a small town in Hungary. Feel the angst of breaking the golden handcuffs, the excitement of meeting the students and new friends, the joy of traveling about Europe, and the humor of a day-to-day existence in a foreign culture.