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JOURNEY TO THE PAST - CLASSICAL ATHENS

Denti, Mario

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ISBN 10: 0739819534 / ISBN 13: 9780739819531
Published by Heinemann Library, 2001
Used Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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Journey to the Past; Ex-Library; 0.44 x 11.55 x 7.98 Inches; 56 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 91431

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Title: JOURNEY TO THE PAST - CLASSICAL ATHENS

Publisher: Heinemann Library

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

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Book by Denti, Mario

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Grade 6-9-Arranged like guidebooks, these colorfully illustrated titles provide a "you-are-there" approach, leading readers through three European cities, discussing shopping, entertainment, religion, points of architectural interest, and lifestyles. Each book concludes with contemporary photographs and a historical overview. The series' usefulness is severely limited by unfamiliar and undefined vocabulary (particularly architectural and religious terms); illustrations that omit or contradict items mentioned in the text; internal inconsistencies; and repetition. None of the titles give the approximate year of the "trip," the cities' populations, or the modern equivalent of coins. The maps that are presented are incomplete, and there are no contemporary maps for comparison. Finally, the translation from Italian is sometimes awkward and condescending.
Ann W. Moore, Schenectady County Public Library, NY
Copyright 2001 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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