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De Uluru a Melbourne
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 19, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Neste terceiro e último caderno das nossas duas mil léguas australianas, narramos a travessia do deserto interior australiano, o Red Centre, e o percurso pela costa de Adelaide, a capital da Austrália Meridional, até Melbourne, a bela capital de Victoria.
Farthest North: New Annotated Edition
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 142,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Nansen's "Fram" expedition was an attempt by the Norwegian explorer Fridtjof Nansen to reach the geographical North Pole by harnessing the natural east–west current of the Arctic Ocean. In the face of much discouragement from other polar explorers, in 1893, Nansen took his ship "Fram" to the New Siberian Islands, froze her into the pack ice, and waited for the drift to carry her towards the pole.
New Delhi: New Annotated Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,720. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2017 by INDEX ebooks. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Just before New Delhi was inaugurated as capital of colonial India in February 13, 1931, the magazine "The Architectural Review" published an issue devoted to a study of the new capital of India, with texts, criticisms, and photographs by Robert Byron. In this edition, the texts and photographs of the author are complemented by annotations and links to modern photos of the buildings and places.
The Prisoner's Gold
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,010. Language: American English. Published: October 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
The Hunters—an elite group assembled by an enigmatic billionaire to locate the world’s greatest treasures—are tasked with finding the fortune that Marco Polo had accumulated before he left China for his homeland. Guided by firsthand accounts of Polo’s travels, the Hunters quickly discover there are hostile forces willing to do anything to stop them from taking the riches from Chinese soil.
Silk: From the Myths & Legends to the Middle Ages
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Textiles & Polymers
Silk is rarely the title of a book, yet it is part of history, travel, textiles, design, art, social history, women’s affairs, royal pursuits, the crusades, fashion and modern global science, business and economics. In this book the secrets are gradually revealed, stories of mayhem and espionage, love and valour, corruption and beauty.
Marco Polo Vita E Tempo
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: Italian. Published: February 22, 2015 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Ci sono voluti 4,5 anni per raggiungere la Persia, via India. Dopo aver consegnato la sposa al re, si sono recati a Venezia dove sono arrivati nel 1295. Erano stati assenti per 24 anni. Avevano meravigliose storie da raccontare i loro viaggi in tanti paesi.
What's So Great About Marco Polo? A Biography of Marco Polo Just for Kids!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,370. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Marco Polo’s sense of wonder started when he was young. As a child growing up in the streets of Venice, Italy, his imagination often turned to Asia and to what might be going on there. Little did he know that soon he would be traveling to that mysterious continent personally. You may know his name, but perhaps you've wondered, "What's so great about him?" This book (part of the “What’s So Great
Der Met@ngelos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: German. Published: October 25, 2013 by E-dition 333. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Das unmögliche Sonnensystem Becede hält für den Erdenmenschen Martin Martens noch jede Menge Überraschungen bereit. Exotische Lebensformen wie die Rauch-Schemen, die Passat-Reiter oder die Tiden-Dümpler verblassen aber gegenüber den faszinierenden Rätseln äußerer kosmischer Zusammenhänge und geheimnisvollen psychischen Verbindungen - deren Lösung die kühnsten Fantasien übertreffen!
Son of Venice, A Story of Marco Polo
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,490. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Historical
Son of Venice continues the story begun in Daughter of Xanadu, set in 13th century China. In that book, Emmajin, a fictional granddaughter of Khubilai Khan, met Marco Polo, who fascinated her with tales of romantic love. Son of Venice picks up the story as Emmajin and Marco Polo head west along the Silk Road. They face battles, intrigue, betrayal, and challenges to their unconventional love.
Venice in History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » Renaissance
Venice in History, the Remarkable Story of the Serene Republic for Travelers is a fresh, engaging introduction to Venice's glorious past. It will appeal to anyone who is planning to visit or who has already visited this captivating place. It will also appeal to anyone who is simply interested in history well written.