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  • The Foods of the Greek Islands: Cooking and Culture at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean

    • Manufacturer: Lifestyle

  • Murder On Display: A riveting, stand-alone murder / mystery that keeps you guessing until the shocking end (Greek Island Mysteries Book 4)

    • ASIN: B01NAN0WYY

    ***OVER 100000 GREEK ISLAND MYSTERIES SOLD!***'The Greek James Paterson!' - Greek MediaMURDER... UP, CLOSE AND ON DISPLAY!MYSTERY UNDER THE SIZZLING GREEK SUN!The sun rises on the picturesque island of Folegandros, revealing a young girl's headless, mutilated body impaled on an antenna pole for all to see.Lieutenant IOLI CARA is sent to assist with... [Read More]

  • A Taste of Greece: Recipes, Cuisine & Culture

    • UPC: 884581126416
    • ASIN: 383273337X
    • ISBN: 383273337X
    • Brand: Hrh Princess Tatiana
    • Manufacturer: teNeues

    NOT JUST ANOTHER COOKBOOK, A Taste of Greece could have been called For the Love of Greece, as it became a project that brought together well-known personalities from across the world who all share a special bond with this ever fascinating Mediterranean country. They gave us their favorite recipes, told us of their much-loved foods, and opened thei... [Read More]

  • Frommer's Athens and the Greek Islands (Complete Guide)

    • ASIN: 1628872861
    • ISBN: 1628872861
    • Brand: Frommermedia
    • Manufacturer: FrommerMedia

    The recent economic crisis in Greece has, paradoxically enough, created better conditions for tourism. The Greeks are painfully aware that tourism is their best-functioning remaining industry. They value the visitor as never before, treat them with a warmth and courtesy that exceeds what you’ll find in other parts of Europe. And more people are t... [Read More]

  • Sicily: An Island at the Crossroads of History

    • ASIN: 0812995171
    • ISBN: 0812995171
    • Brand: Random House
    • Manufacturer: Random House

    Critically acclaimed author John Julius Norwich weaves the turbulent story of Sicily into a spellbinding narrative that places the island at the crossroads of world history.“Sicily,” said Goethe, “is the key to everything.” It is the largest island in the Mediterranean, the stepping-stone between Europe and Africa, the link between the Lati... [Read More]

  • La Borinqueña

    • ASIN: 0692789944
    • ISBN: 0692789944
    • Manufacturer: Somos Arte

    Look! Up in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a...geology student? When Brooklyn native Marisol takes a semester abroad in Puerto Rico to study the tropical cave systems, she finds a lot more than she bargained for - a mystical object connects her to the ancient Taíno deities of Puerto Rico, and she's granted a special destiny. Can Nuyorica... [Read More]

  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide The Greek Islands (English and French Edition)

    • ASIN: 0241273870
    • ISBN: 0241273870
    • Manufacturer: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

  • The Greek House: The Story of a Painter's Love Affair with the Island of Sifnos

    • ASIN: 0374535264
    • ISBN: 0374535264
    • Brand: imusti
    • Manufacturer: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

    A richly rewarding narrative about a young painter's love affair with the Greek island of SifnosWhen Christian Brechneff first set foot on the Greek island of Sifnos, it was the spring of 1972 and he was a twenty-one-year-old painter searching for artistic inspiration and a quiet place to work. There, this Swiss child of Russian émigrés, adrift a... [Read More]

  • The Illegal Gardener (The Greek Village Series Book 1)

    • ASIN: B008LMT78U
    • Manufacturer: Oneiro Press

    Lift yourself, fill yourself full of hope and compassion!!The Illegal Gardener is a moving, poignant story about life's rare encounters which knock us off our path, and elevate our very existence.Driven by a need for some control in her life, Juliet sells up on impulse and buys a run down farmhouse in a tiny Greek village, leaving her English life ... [Read More]

  • Habibi (Pantheon Graphic Library)

    • ASIN: 0375424148
    • ISBN: 9780375424144
    • Brand: Pantheon Books
    • Manufacturer: Pantheon

  • The Rough Guide to the Greek Islands (Travel Guide) (Rough Guides)

    • ASIN: 0241306469
    • ISBN: 0241306469
    • Manufacturer: Rough Guides

    Find your perfect island getaway with the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether you plan to island-hop around the Cyclades, explore Crete's classical sightsor find peace and quiet on Alónissos, The Rough Guide to the Greek Islands will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat, drink, shop and visit along the way.- Independ... [Read More]

  • Ikaria: Lessons on Food, Life, and Longevity from the Greek Island Where People Forget to Die

    • ASIN: B00K8DSRYA
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Rodale Books

    Part cookbook, part travelogue, Ikaria is an introduction to the food-as-life philosophy of the Greek island "blue zone" and a culinary journey through luscious recipes, gorgeous photography, and captivating stories from locals. The remote and lush island of Ikaria in the northeastern Aegean is home to one of the longest-living populations on th... [Read More]

  • The Great Siege, Malta 1565: Clash of Cultures: Christian Knights Defend Western Civilization Against the Moslem Tide

    • ASIN: 1497637864
    • ISBN: 1497637864
    • Manufacturer: Open Road Media

    The indispensable account of the Ottoman Empire’s Siege of Malta from the author of Hannibal and Gibraltar. In the first half of the sixteenth century, the Ottoman Empire was thought to be invincible. Suleiman the Magnificent, the Ottoman sultan, had expanded his empire from western Asia to southeastern Europe and North Africa. To secure control ... [Read More]

  • Wild Mediterranean: The Age-old, Science-new Plan For a Healthy Gut, With Food You Can Trust

    • ASIN: 0553496468
    • ISBN: 0553496468
    • Manufacturer: Pam Krauss/Avery

    A practical resource for restoring the microbial balance in our guts and rebooting overall health, featuring a simple 6-day, 2-phase detox cleanse and over 50 delicious Paleo-meets-Mediterranean recipes.   The key to great digestive health lies in rewilding the gut and keeping the diverse microbes that inhabit it happy and thriving. In Wild Medite... [Read More]

  • The Olive and the Caper: Adventures in Greek Cooking

    • UPC: 019628038487
    • ASIN: 1563058480
    • ISBN: 1563058480
    • Brand: Brand: Workman Publishing Company
    • Manufacturer: Workman Publishing Company

    This is the year "It's Greek to me" becomes the happy answer to what's for dinner. My Big Fat Greek Wedding, the upcoming epic Troy, the 2004 Summer Olympics returning to Athens--and now, yet another reason to embrace all things Greek: The Olive and the Caper, Susanna Hoffman's 700-plus-page serendipity of recipes and adventure. In Corfu, Ms. Hoffm... [Read More]

  • The Hellenistic Settlements in Europe, the Islands, and Asia Minor (Hellenistic Culture and Society)

    • ASIN: 0520083296
    • ISBN: 9780520083295
    • Manufacturer: University of California Press

    This compendium provides historical narratives, detailed references, citations, and commentaries on all the cities founded or refounded in Europe, The Islands, and Asia Minor during the Hellenistic period. Organized coherently in more than 180 entries, it is one of the most significant reference works in the field of Greek history to be completed i... [Read More]

  • Natural Born Heroes: Mastering the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

    • ASIN: B00NRQI5U6
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

    The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere.  After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of ... [Read More]

  • 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created

    • ASIN: B004G606EY
    • Brand: Unknown
    • Manufacturer: Vintage

  • The Peoples of Sicily: A Multicultural Legacy

    • ASIN: 061579694X
    • ISBN: 061579694X
    • Brand: Trinacria Editions LLC
    • Manufacturer: Trinacria Editions LLC

    Can the eclectic medieval history of the world's most conquered island be a lesson for our times?Home to Normans, Byzantines, Arabs, Germans and Jews, 12th-century Sicily was a crossroads of cultures and faiths, the epitome of diversity. Here Europe, Asia and Africa met, with magical results. Bilingualism was the norm, women's rights were defended,... [Read More]

  • The Rise of the West: A History of the Human Community; with a Retrospective Essay

    • ASIN: 0226561410
    • ISBN: 0226561410
    • Manufacturer: University of Chicago Press

    The Rise of the West, winner of the National Book Award for history in 1964, is famous for its ambitious scope and intellectual rigor. In it, McNeill challenges the Spengler-Toynbee view that a number of separate civilizations pursued essentially independent careers, and argues instead that human cultures interacted at every stage of their history.... [Read More]

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