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France: History and Landscape

Martin Howard - 2008 - Travel - No preview available
France is a land of contrasts: in places it seems as if time has stood still & nothing has changed for centuries, where customs & pastimes have remained important for the locals. Yet the French willingly embrace new technology. This book contains ...
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Provence: An Inspired Anthology and Travel Resource

Barrie Kerper - 2001 - Travel - Snippet view
Brings together previously published essays and articles by such writers as Peter Mayle, Patricia Wells, and Judith Thurman with detailed tips and advice on the region's history, culture, food, drink, accommodations, and natural wonders. Original ...
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Insight Guide Provence

Cathy Muscat - 2007 - Travel - No preview available
The world's largest visual travel guide series along with the Discovery Channel provide more insight than ever. From the most popular resort cities to the most exotic villages, Insight Guides capture the unique character of each culture with an ...
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Caesar's Vast Ghost

Lawrence Durrell - 1994 - Travel - Limited preview
Before Peter Mayle there was Lawrence Durrell, who for more than 30 years made Provence his home. In this, his last book, he distills the affection and understanding of half a lifetime, describing the rich culture and giving breath to the history ...
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The Magic of Provence: Pleasures of Southern France

Yvone Lenard - 2001 - Cooking - Snippet view
A look into the subtleties of French culture recounts the story of the author's joyous reunion with France, capturing the sights, flavors, and faces of Provence--the location of the sixteenth-century house she and her husband purchased and had ...
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