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The smell of the continent

Richard Mullen

The smell of the continent

the British discover Europe 1814-1914

by Richard Mullen

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Macmillan in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British -- Travel -- Europe,
  • British -- Europe -- Attitudes -- History -- 19th century,
  • Europe -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-365) and index.

    StatementRichard Mullen and James Munson.
    ContributionsMunson, James.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD919 .M96 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23877974M
    ISBN 100230741908
    ISBN 109780230741904
    LC Control Number2009529288

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    The Smell of the Continent: the British discover Europe. Book celebrates 'Crown of Continent' Photos show diversity of area, which includes prairie, forest, rainforest and tundra and the lingering smell of trout that clung to me after family fishing Author: Kristen Inbody.


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