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, a correspondent for" The Atlantic Monthly", is the author of more than a dozen books on travel and foreign affairs that have been translated into many languages. They included "Eastward to Tartary: Travels in the Balkans, the Middle East, and the Caucasus "and "Balkan Ghosts: A Journey Through History."

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