Mediterranean Winter: The Pleasures of History and Landscape in Tunisia, Sicily, Dalmatia, and the Peloponnese (Paperback)

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"Artful and intelligent . . . . Kaplan's book has made its own mark. . . I am able to feel the sense of an exotic and timeless part of the world."
-- Bob Hoover, "Pittsburg Post-Gazette"
" Kaplan] helps the distant past resonate today. . . . He] teaches lessons that are informative and concise." -"The Washington Post Book World"
"A writer of extraordinary intellect and passion . . . with a wonderfully lucid way of relating history as a living thing." -"San Francisco Chronicle"
"Erudite and intrepid. . . . Kaplan] is a deft guide to wherever he chooses to lead you." -"The New York Times.

About the Author


Robert D. Kaplan is the author of over a dozen books on foreign affairs and travel, including "Balkan Ghosts", "Eastward to Tartary", and "Warrior Politics".

Praise For…


“Artful and intelligent . . . . Kaplan's book has made its own mark. . . I am able to feel the sense of an exotic and timeless part of the world.”
— Bob Hoover, Pittsburg Post-Gazette

“[Kaplan] helps the distant past resonate today. . . . [He] teaches lessons that are informative and concise.” –The Washington Post Book World

“A writer of extraordinary intellect and passion . . . with a wonderfully lucid way of relating history as a living thing.” –San Francisco Chronicle

“Erudite and intrepid. . . . [Kaplan] is a deft guide to wherever he chooses to lead you.” –The New York Times

Product Details
ISBN: 9780375714337
ISBN-10: 0375714332
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: March 8th, 2005
Pages: 254
Language: English