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Island in the crossroads
M. M. Brau
|Statement||[by] M. M. Brau. Illustrated by Herbert Steinberg.|
|Contributions||Steinberg, Herbert, 1928-|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||116|
He was impressed with the breadth of the island’s history, from the Greek to the baroque and beyond, “but it was the Normans to whom I lost my heart,” Norwich writes in his new book. In , approximat U.S. military personnel participated in Operation CROSSROADS, an atmospheric nuclear test that took place at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Congress passed a law directing the Veterans Administration to determine whether there were any long-term adverse health effects associated with exposure to ionizing.
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Get this from a library. Island in the crossroads; the history of Puerto Rico. [M M Brau; Herbert Steinberg] -- Traces the history of Puerto Rico from the first Spanish settlement established by Ponce de Leon to its present status as a "Free Associated State" of the United States.
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A gentle introduction to the history of Sicily, at the crossroads of the Mediterranean. Norwich outlines how Greeks, Carthaginians, Romans, Byzantines, Arabs, Normans, Aragonese and Spaniards wash over the island - each adding a little something to the cultural, linguistic and racial mix/5().
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Critically acclaimed author John Julius Norwich weaves the turbulent story of Sicily into a spellbinding narrative that places the island at the crossroads of world history. “Sicily,” said.
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Critically acclaimed author John Julius Norwich weaves the turbulent story of Sicily into a spellbinding narrative that places the island at the crossroads of world history.“Sicily,” said Goethe, “is the key to everything.” It is the largest island in the Mediterranean, the stepping-stone between Europe and Africa, the link between the Latin West and the Greek East.
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[John Julius Norwich] -- "'Sicily, ' said Goethe, 'is the key to everything.' The birthplace of Archimedes, Georgio de Chirico, and Muhammad al-Idrisi, it is the largest island in the Mediterranean.
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Yet it has often been little more than a footnote in the history books. In this vivid and erudite chronicle, John Julius Norwich charts the islands dramatic history from its origins as a Greek colony, through its emergence as a multicultural trading hub during the Crusades, to its crucial role in the Second World War.
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