Cracow: An Illustrated History
by Zdzislaw Zygulski
This concise volume offers the reader a panoramic view of Cracow, from its mythical founding to its designation as a European City of Culture in the twenty-first century. Enriched by fifty illustrations and photographs, it explores the city's continuing role as Poland's cultural, social, and educational centre.
Discover Native America
by Tish Minear and Janet Limon
“Despite considerable challenges created by decades of cultural devastation, native roots still survive.” This newly expanded edition of a popular Hippocrene travel guide highlights the prehistoric cultures of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah, as well as the modern tribes-including the Navajo, Apache, Ute, Tohono O’odham, Pueblo, and Hopi-that now live in these spectacular “Four Corners” states.
Florida: An Illustrated History
by Robert A. Taylor
The “Sunshine State” illuminated. From Spanish conquistadors to Jeb Bush—the grand history of Florida is presented here with over 50 illustrations, photographs, and maps.
Greece: An Illustrated History
by Tom Stone
From the Cenozoic upheavals that formed the Greek archipelago to the political movements in the twentieth century that overturned both a military junta and the monarchy, this informative and entertaining survey covers the political, artistic, and religious evolution of one of the world's most significant and fascinating civilizations.
Ireland: An Illustrated History
by Henry Weisser
While it is easy to appreciate the natural beauty of Ireland, the Emerald Isle's history is also a rich and complex subject of study. Spanning prehistoric and Celtic Ireland to modern times, this concise, illustrated volume examines the people, religion, social changes, and politics that have evolved into the traditional of modern Ireland. Henry Weisser takes the reader on a journey through Ireland's past, to show how historic events have left an indelible mark in everything from architecture and economy, to the spirit and lifestyles of the Irish people.