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Turkey (Eyewitness Travel Guides) by Suzanne Swan, DK Publishing
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From Greek and Roman ruins such as Ephesus to busting bazaars to virgin beaches, this guide brings the reader the best that Turkey has to offer. Includes extensive coverage of the different quarters of Istanbul and highlights places such as Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque.

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Lonely Planet Turkey (Turkey, 8th Ed) by Pat Yale, Verity Campbell, Richard Plunkett
Publisher : Lonely Planet
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From Antarctica to Zimbabwe, if you're going there chances are Lonely Planet has been there first. With a pithy and matter-of-fact writing style, these guides are guaranteed to calm the nerves of first-time world travelers, while still listing off-the-beaten-path finds sure to thrill even the most jaded globetrotters. Lonely Planet has been perfecting its guidebooks f...


Ancient Turkey: A Traveller's History by Seton Lloyd
Publisher : University of California Press
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"An elegantly written account of Turkey's history by one of the greatest living authorities on the subject. . . The historically minded visitor would be well advised to pack this beguiling book."

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The Silk Roads: Includes Turkey, Syria, Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Pakistan and China by Paul Wilson, Dominic Streatfeild-James
Publisher : Globe Pequot Pr
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The “Silk Road” was never a single thread across Asia but an intricate web of trade routes – Silk Roads – which together linked the Pacific Ocean to the Mediterranean Sea. This guidebook is the first to cover these routes in their entirety and with it you can retrace the Golden Road to Samarkand, follow in the footsteps of Alexander the Gr...


Eyewitness Travel Guide to Istanbul by Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Deni Bown
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A Guide to Biblical Sites in Greece and Turkey by Clyde E. Fant, Mitchell G. Reddish
Publisher : Oxford University Press
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Nearly two-thirds of the New Testament--including all of the letters of Paul, most of the book of Acts, and the book of Revelation--is set outside of Israel, in either Turkey or Greece. Although biblically-oriented tours of the areas that were once ancient Greece and Asia Minor have become increasingly popular, up until now there has been no definitive guidebook...


Turkey From the Air by Yann Arthus Bertrand
Publisher : Vendome Pr
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Language Notes
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French

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Lonely Planet Istanbul (Istanbul, 3rd Ed) by Tom Brosnahan, Verity Campbell
Publisher : Lonely Planet
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Discover the sites of the sultans by day, people-watch from funky cafes at sunset and belly-dance through bars by night with this detailed and dynamic guide as your companion.

  • 11 full-colour maps, plus plans of major sites
  • how to carouse at a meyhane, puff a nargileh and find the best hamam
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Let's Go Turkey 2002 by Allison Melia, Ben Davis
Publisher : Let's Go Publications
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Lonely Planet Istanbul: City Map (City Maps Series) by Lonely Planet
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  1. Greater istanbul
  2. Old istanbul & Beyoglu
  3. Topkapi Palace
  4. Central istanbul
  5. Unique Lonely Planet Walking Tour
  6. Index of all Streets & Sights
  7. Essential Information & Glossary


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Frommer's(r) Turkey, 2E by Lynn A. Levine
Publisher : Frommer
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This brand-new guide explores the highlights of Turkey, one of the crossroads of world civilizationan amazing and diverse treasure trove of architectural styles and ancient ruins, most of which are still being excavated.

This guide shows readers how to navigate the chaotic bustle of Istanbul; where to buy a rug and how to get the best deal; where to find th...


Travels With a Tangerine: A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah by Tim MacKintosh-Smith, Martin Yeoman
Publisher : Welcome Rain
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The author (Yemen: The Unknown Arabia), a British Arabist who has lived in Yemen for the past 17 years, traces the footsteps of an extraordinary, but relatively unknown, medieval explorer. Ibn Battutah (1304-1368) grew up in Tangier within an educated family. At the age of 21, he embarked on a pilgrimage to Mecca and spent the next 30 years traveling throu...


Istanbul (Eyewitness Travel Guides) by Dorling-Kindersley
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Highlights include: Seraglio Point, Sultanahmet, the Baxaar Quarter, and Beyoglu.

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Blue Guide Turkey, Third Edition (Blue Guides) by Bernard McDonagh
Publisher : W.W. Norton & Company
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Full of insider information, this is the book that official tour guides in Turkey rely on. The most visited areas along the Aegean and Mediterranean coastlines are covered in extensive detail. This highly acclaimed Blue Guide also provides more information on central and eastern Turkey than any other guide and unrivaled coverage of Turkey's wonderful artistic he...


Knopf Guide: Istanbul by Knopf Guides
Publisher : Knopf
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An accelerating trend in guidebooks is the integration of graphics with text. Two new series, the "Eyewitness Travel Guides" marketed by Houghton Mifflin, and the "Knopf Guides" (reviewed here), which originate with the French publisher Gallimard, achieve new levels of visual delight. In the Knopf series each page is a rich palette of several illustrations, ...


Alexander's Path by Freya Stark
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8 1-hour cassettes --This text refers to the Audio Cassette edition.

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Byzantine Journey, A by John Ash
Publisher : Random House
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Shuttling between Roman times and 1453, when Ottoman warlord Mehemet the Conqueror captured Constantinople, destroying the Byzantine Empire, this delightful travel memoir links episodes from Byzantine history to British-born poet Ash's impressions of the villages, mosques, palaces, shrines and ruins he visited across Anatolia. Ash, who lives in New York Ci...


Turkey, the Other Guide by John Ash
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Insight Guide Turkey (Turkey, 5th Ed) by Melissa Shales, Insight Guides
Publisher : Insight Guides
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One of over 400 titles in the Insight series,

Insight Guide Turkey. This 438-page book includes a section detailing Turkey's history, 6 features covering aspects of the country's life and culture, ranging from the amazingly varied cuisine to the stupendous Bosphorus skyline, a region by region visitor's guide to the sights, and a comprehensive Travel Tips sec...


Companion Guide to Istanbul : and around the Marmara by John Freely
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Istanbul is the only city in the world that stands astride two continents, spreading across from Europe into Asia at the southern end of the Bosphorus, the incomparably beautiful strait linking the Black Sea with the Sea of Marmara in northwestern Turkey. This Companion Guide to Istanbul goes as far as the region around Marmara from the Bosphorus to the Dardanel...


On Horseback Through Asia Minor by Fred Burnaby, Frederick Burnaby, Peter Hopkirk
Publisher : Oxford University Press
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The New York Times Book Review, William Grimes
... combines the romance for travel, with the romance of the past, offering, in effect, two trips for the price of one.

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Embassy to Constantinople : The Travels of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Christopher Pick, Mary W. Montagu
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Nearly all the Embassy letters (including half a dozen to Alexander Pope) are reproduced in this landscape-format book. (9x7.5"). No bibliography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Turkish Reflections : A Biography of a Place by Mary lee Settle
Publisher : Touchstone Books
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Hauntingly poetic evocations of Turkey and its people from the National Book Award winner for Blood Tie .
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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A Fez of the Heart: Travels around Turkey in Search of a Hat by Jeremy Seal
Publisher : Harvest Books
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Upon the orders of Kemal Ataturk, the fez replaced the turban as Turkey's national headdress. Outlawed completely in 1925, the turban is viewed as a symbol of Turkish backwardness. While living and teaching in Turkey for several years, Jeremy Seals developed an obsession for the fez, a hat he believes has come to symbolize the soul of the country. Through interviews w...


Footprint Turkey Handbook : The Travel Guide by Dominic Whiting
Publisher : Footprint
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Colorful carpets, mosques, and teahouses create the stereotypically legendary scenes of the Turkish lifestyle. This Footprint handbook describes where to experience these traditional lifestyle elements while recognizing the western influences that are making this country more modern. All of Turkey is covered, from the city attractions of Istanbul to countryside ...


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