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The Resource Destinations past : traveling through history with John Lukacs

Destinations past : traveling through history with John Lukacs

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Destinations past : traveling through history with John Lukacs
Title
Destinations past
Title remainder
traveling through history with John Lukacs
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • In Destination Past you will embark on a remarkable voyage in time as John Lukacs shares forty years of travels, ranging from his adoptive city of Philadelphia to his native Hungary to darkest Transylvania. With an unerring eye for detail and a keen ability to recreate the mood of a moment or the essence of an era, Lukacs blends travel and history in a sequence of unforgettable essays that will charm and enlighten. -- Publisher description
  • "...embark on a remarkable voyage in time as John Lukacs shares forty years of travels, ranging from his adoptive city of Philadelphia, to his native Hungary to darkest Transylvania. With an unerring eye for detail and a keen ability to recreate the mood of a moment or the essence of an era, Lukacs blends travel and history in a sequence of unforgettable essays that will charm and enlighten." --Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1924-2019
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lukacs, John
Dewey number
940
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D923
LC item number
.L84 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
University of Missouri Press
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lukacs, John
  • Europe
  • Europe
  • Reisebericht
Label
Destinations past : traveling through history with John Lukacs
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Entering Venice -- Conversation in Vienna -- Philadelphia: Franklin and Penn in the fifties -- Grand Mountain Hotel : New Rich and Old Hottles -- Andorra: The Catalan Switzerland -- Three Days in London: Churchill's Funeral -- Sans Caviare -- Slouching toward Byzantium -- Cook's continental timetable -- The light from the east -- Easter in Warsaw -- In darkest Transylvania -- Gasteinertal -- The Gotthard walk -- A night at the Dresden opera -- Hitler's one-hundredth birthday -- Budapest resurrected -- Back and forth from home -- A winter feast in Hungary -- Cold comfort: Finland and Scandinavia -- Up the mountain: Zermatt
Control code
29549186
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780826209566
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93045629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1580990
Label
Destinations past : traveling through history with John Lukacs
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Entering Venice -- Conversation in Vienna -- Philadelphia: Franklin and Penn in the fifties -- Grand Mountain Hotel : New Rich and Old Hottles -- Andorra: The Catalan Switzerland -- Three Days in London: Churchill's Funeral -- Sans Caviare -- Slouching toward Byzantium -- Cook's continental timetable -- The light from the east -- Easter in Warsaw -- In darkest Transylvania -- Gasteinertal -- The Gotthard walk -- A night at the Dresden opera -- Hitler's one-hundredth birthday -- Budapest resurrected -- Back and forth from home -- A winter feast in Hungary -- Cold comfort: Finland and Scandinavia -- Up the mountain: Zermatt
Control code
29549186
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 220 pages
Isbn
9780826209566
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
93045629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1580990

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