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Travel & holiday guides

See below for a selection of the latest books from Travel & holiday guides category. Presented with a red border are the Travel & holiday guides books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Travel & holiday guides books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

African Journey

African Journey

Author: Eslanda Goode Robeson Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/10/1972

South and Southeast Asia

South and Southeast Asia

Author: John A. Harrison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/1972

Japan

Japan

Author: John A. Harrison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/07/1972

China

China

Author: John A. Harrison Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/03/1972

Brazil

Brazil

Author: Thomas Lynn Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/02/1972

Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland

Place Names of the Avalon Peninsula of the Island of Newfoundland

Author: E R Seary Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/12/1971

Unholy Hymnal

Unholy Hymnal

Author: Albert Eugene Kahn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/1971

Iceland, the First American Republic

Iceland, the First American Republic

Author: Vilhjalmur Stefansson Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/07/1971

Andrew Carnegie

Andrew Carnegie

Author: Joseph Frazier Wall Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/02/1970

This masterful biography of a giant of American industry-the first full life of Andrew Carnegie in more than a generation-triumphantly reveals every aspect of the man's complex personality and fabulous career. So varied were Carnegie's activities in industry, politics, education, philanthropy, and pacificism that his life encompasses much of the general history of the United States and of Great Britain down to the outbreak of World War I. Wall is particularly successful in capturing the excitement of America's dynamic period of business expansion in the generation after the Civil War. Carnegie the man remains at the center of the book-impulsive, haughty, idealistic, warm, loyal, and shrewd-and the drama of his life from telegraph boy to millionaire philanthropist is emphasized. His Scottish background is thoroughly investigated: Wall is concerned throughout with Carnegie's attempts to reconcile his spectacular business success and position in the American plutocracy with the egalitarian and Radical Chartist ideas of his family and youth. Carnegie's letterbooks and early business files, in the possession of the United States Steel Corporation and until now inaccessible to historians, were made available to the author. This vital and valuable collection of records is unsurpassed in its revelation of how Carnegie's own corporations operated, and also as an actual example of the development of a great American industry. Wall also consulted the huge collection of Carnegie material in the Library of Congress and the papers of Carnegie's business secretary, Robert Franks. Carnegie's daughter, Mrs. Roswell Miller, was kind enough to allow Wall to read the private correspondence between Andrew Carnegie and his wife Louise, also not previously available to scholars. The epic, highly-charged relationship between Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick emerges brilliantly, and the story of Carnegie's ventures in oil, railroad building and financing, bridge building, telegraphy, and iron and steel is clearly and fully presented. The book gives place also to a myriad of fascinating figures in America and Europe, including William Gladstone, Matthew Arnold, and Herbert Spencer in England, and J.P. Morgan, George Pullman, Mark Twain, William Jennings Bryan, Booker T. Washington, and Presidents Lincoln, McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt, and Wilson in America. It has much to say also about the impact of the Civil War on American industrialism, industrial statesmen and robber barons, and the influence of Social Darwinism on the business community. This rounded, honest biography, while compassionate, does not hesitate to call Carnegie to task for some of his financial dealings, his often arbitrary personal relationships and his occasional hypocrisy, or to show him at his worst-when dealing with the tragic Homestead strike of 1892. But the reader takes from the book a full understanding of why to many Americans Carnegie's death meant the end of an era in American history.

Readings in Russian Civilization Volume III

Readings in Russian Civilization Volume III

Author: Thomas Riha Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/1969

Siam in Transition

Siam in Transition

Author: Kenneth Perry Landon Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/07/1969

Blue Ridge Parkway

Blue Ridge Parkway

Author: Harley E. Jolley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/1969