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The Resource The world : travels 1950-2000, Jan Morris

The world : travels 1950-2000, Jan Morris

Label
The world : travels 1950-2000
Title
The world
Title remainder
travels 1950-2000
Statement of responsibility
Jan Morris
Title variation
Writer's world: travels 1950-2000
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Shares the author's eyewitness accounts of such historical moments as the first successful ascent of Mount Everest, the Eichmann trial, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the relinquishment of Hong Kong
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
197580
Cataloging source
TDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morris, Jan
Dewey number
910
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Morris, Jan
  • Voyages and travels
  • World politics
  • World politics
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
travels 1950-2000
Label
The world : travels 1950-2000, Jan Morris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain under the title A writer's world : travels 1950-2000"--Title page verso
  • 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
Prologue: Is that the truth -- The 1950s. Mount Everest, 1953 ; A benign republic: USA ; Kingdom of troubles: the Middle East ; South African White and Black ; Confusions in paradise: the Caribbean ; Europe: after the war was over ; Orientalisms: The Far East -- The 1960s. The Eichmann Trial ; The Cold War ; South American frissons ; Oxford, 1965 ; Australia ; A New Africa ; Manhattan, 1969 -- The 1970s. Pleasure places ; Ex-Britannica ; Casablanca: a change of sex ; London, 1975 ; Post-glory: the USA ; South African Black on White -- The 1980s. On wistful whims: virtual places ; Sydney, 1983 ; O Canada! ; There stood China ; Vienna, 1983 ; Y Wladfa: another Wales ; Berlin, 1989 -- The 1990s. The flux of Europe ; Light and shade in the USA ; Sydney, 1995 ; Hong Kong -- Epilogue: fulfilling a long-needed want
Control code
000064734512
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 458 pages
Isbn
9780393326482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)60580636
Label
The world : travels 1950-2000, Jan Morris
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain under the title A writer's world : travels 1950-2000"--Title page verso
  • 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
Prologue: Is that the truth -- The 1950s. Mount Everest, 1953 ; A benign republic: USA ; Kingdom of troubles: the Middle East ; South African White and Black ; Confusions in paradise: the Caribbean ; Europe: after the war was over ; Orientalisms: The Far East -- The 1960s. The Eichmann Trial ; The Cold War ; South American frissons ; Oxford, 1965 ; Australia ; A New Africa ; Manhattan, 1969 -- The 1970s. Pleasure places ; Ex-Britannica ; Casablanca: a change of sex ; London, 1975 ; Post-glory: the USA ; South African Black on White -- The 1980s. On wistful whims: virtual places ; Sydney, 1983 ; O Canada! ; There stood China ; Vienna, 1983 ; Y Wladfa: another Wales ; Berlin, 1989 -- The 1990s. The flux of Europe ; Light and shade in the USA ; Sydney, 1995 ; Hong Kong -- Epilogue: fulfilling a long-needed want
Control code
000064734512
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 458 pages
Isbn
9780393326482
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)60580636

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