Eyewitness Travel Guides: Greek Islands, 1st Edition

  • Robin Gauldie
  • Marc Dubin
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  • ISBN-10: 075664948X
  • ISBN-13: 9780756649487
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 408 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use This Guide.
1: Introducing the Greek Islands.
2: Discovering the Greek Islands.
3: Choosing Your Island.
4: Putting Greece on the Map.
5: A Portrait of the Greek Islands.
6: The History of Greece.
7: The Greek Islands through the Year.
8: Ancient Greece.
9: Gods, Goddesses and Heroes.
10: The Trojan War.
11: Greek Writers and Philosophers.
12: Temple Architecture.
13: Vases and Vase Painting.
14: The Greek Islands Area by Area.
15: The Greek Islands at a Glance.
16: The Ionian Islands.
17: The Argo-Saronic Islands.
18: The Sporades and Evvoia.
19: The Northeast Aegean Islands.
20: The Dodecanese.
21: The Cyclades.
22: Crete.
23: A Short Stay in Athens.
24: Travellers' Needs.
25: Where to Stay.
26: Where to Eat.
27: Shopping in Greece.
28: Specialist Holidays and Outdoor Activities.
29: Beaches and Watersports.
30: Survival Guide.
31: Practical Information.
32: Travel Information.
General Index.
Phrase Book.
Other Backmatter.