#151796. EMPIRE'S CROSSROADS The Caribbean from Columbus to the Present Day. Its history is vivid and action-packed, populated by a rich cast of fortune-seekers, pirates, scientists, travellers, and more. It is not only a story of imperial expansion European and American - but of life as it is lived in the islands in the past and today. Colour and b/w illus. 447 pp. 5x8". Softcover.
Many Italian words are similar to their English counterparts, except for the ending. This identifies the most common word-ending patterns for 4,000 words. And with the help of the CD, you can master pronunciation. Perfect for all experience levels. 211 pp. 6x9". Softcover.
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#151226. LOVE AND MARRIAGE IN RENAISSANCE FLORENCE The Courtauld Wedding Chests. A feast for the eyes, lavishly decorated cassoni adorned with precious metals and painted illustrations were commissioned to celebrate marriage alliances between powerful families. In this richly photographed catalogue, The Courtauld Gallery's exquisite collection of these spectacular chests is beautifully presented. Incl. historical references, detailed technical notes. 119 pp. 12x10". Softcover.