Southern France

Author : Jenny Rees
ISBN : 155650893X
Genre : Travel
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Each book in this highly-respected series offers a selection of the finest -- but not necessarily the most expensive -- lodgings, most shown in high-quality color photos. These are the special places you dream of, but seldom find, including small B&Bs, grand chateaux, historic old homes and rustic lodges. Over 250 are profiled in each pocket-size book, with candid evaluations on everything from service and level of privacy to amenities. Colorful descriptions allow you to get a real feel for each place. Practical information (telephone number, address, price scale, pet policies and seasonal opening times) are given in an easy-to-read format. A collection of delightful places to stay on the beach, atop a cliff, by a river and in the countryside. Stay at one of Antibes' ritziest small resorts right on the beach, or wake every morning in an antique-filled room overlooking colorful fishing boats.
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Southern France

Author : Henry Cleere
ISBN : 0192880063
Genre : Social Science
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The Midi, between the Massif Central and the Mediterranean, is the region of France that is richest in archaeological treasures, and these are described in the OAG to South France. The earliest of these date back to the Palaeolithic period, some twenty thousand years ago, when our ancestors were decorating caves and rock shelters with dramatic depictions of hunting and ritual. Later human cultural evolution in the region is represented by strongly defended hilltop settlements and by impressive funeral mounds and dolmens. Greek colonists arrived around 600 BC and set up towns along the coast, trading with the local peoples, and these are the origins of the main towns of the present day, such as Marseilles, Nice, and Arles. The region was annexed by Rome in the 2nd century BC and the prosperous new province was endowed with many fine public buildings, such as the amphitheatres and theatres at Arles, Nimes, and Orange, the network of roads, and massive towns walls, as at Carcassonne. In addition, there is plenty of evidence of more mundane aspects of daily life, such as the water-mill at Barbegal, the potteries of La Graufesenque, and the houses of the town dwellers at Vaison-la-Romaine.
Category: Social Science

Southern France Including Corsica

Author : Karl Baedeker (Firm)
ISBN : 1343766532
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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The Roman Remains Of Southern France

Author : James Bromwich
ISBN : 9781135629632
Genre : History
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The Roman Remains of Southern France is the only specialist guidebook to this region available. It is the result of the most up-to-date research. Comprehensive in coverage, it provides depth and context while evoking the distinctive atmosphere of the place. The book is easy to use, with a large number of maps, site plans and photographs and it will enable the traveller to explore the major cultural contribution made by the Romans to this part of France.
Category: History

A Walking Tour In Southern France

Author : Ezra Pound
ISBN : 0811212238
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Rummaging through his papers in 1958, Ezra Pound came across a cache of notebooks dating back to the summer of 1912, when as a young man he had walked the troubadour landscape of southern France. Pound had been fascinated with the poetry of medieval Provence since his college days. His experiments with the complex lyric forms of Arnaut Daniel, Bertran de Born, and others were included in his earliest books of poems; his scholarly pursuits in the field found their way into The Spirit of Romance (1910); and the troubadour mystique was to become a resonant motif of the Cantos. In the course of transcribing and emending the text of "Walking Tour 1912," editor Richard Sieburth retraced Pound's footsteps along the roads to the troubadour castles. "What this peripatetic editing process...revealed," he writes, "was a remarkably readable account of a journey in search of the vanished voices of Provence that at the same time chronicled Pound's gradual discovery of himself as a modernist poet....""--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Southern France

Author : Findlay Muirhead
ISBN : UOM:39015004037423
Genre : History
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Southern France With Corsica

Author : Litellus Russell Muirhead
ISBN : PSU:000010240472
Genre : Corsica (France)
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The Wines Of Champagne Burgundy Eastern And Southern France

Author : John J. Baxevanis
ISBN : 0847675343
Genre : Cooking
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Continuing his comprehensive survey begun in The Wines of Bordeaux and Western France, John J. Baxevanis here focuses his attention on the viticulture regions that include some of the most illustrious names in the annals of wine: Champagne, Burgundy, and Beaujolais. Baxevanis covers land use patterns, grape varieties and their characteristics, the history and distinctive qualities of the vintages, wine classification, and a region-by-region examination of wine availability, cultivation, maturation, composition, landscape, and ambiance.
Category: Cooking

The Middle Palaeolithic Geography Of Southern France

Author : Katherine V. Boyle
ISBN : UVA:X006003465
Genre : Social Science
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A study of settlement patterns in southern France concentrating on the sites themselves and the faunal assemblages. Chapters on the middle Palaeolithic environment of southern France, faunal assemblage patterning, site location, and subsistence strategies.
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The Magic Of Provence

Author : Yvone Lenard
ISBN : 9780307487872
Genre : Travel
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When Yvone Lenard returned to her native France and purchased a house in a hilltop village of Provence, an enchanted world of food, wines, and unusual adventures–including chicken rustling, flirtatious advances from neighbors, and a séance–opened up before her. This is her account of the spell cast on her by Provence, from her first morning’s visit by a charming prince bearing a jug of the village’s vin rose to the growth of her friendship with a duchess in the local chateau. Lenard shares tales of travels to St. Tropez and visits from American friends who find unexpected romance and magic in Provence. Told with verve, wit, and Lenard’s deep understanding of the French language and culture, this memoir includes tales of others who have been drawn to the region, including Vincent van Gogh, Brigitte Bardot, and Princess Caroline of Monaco. Ways to re-create the magic of the region’s sensuous way of life include recipes for food and drinks, as well as tips for entertaining in the Provençal style. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Travel