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Jewel of Marrakesh
  • Author : Jack Sakalauskas
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Pages : 184
  • ISBN : 1468053760
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The Moroccan princess, a leader of the "Me" generation, where money is no object, loves her shopping sprees, her cell phone, and being spolied. When she is kidnapped by terrorists, it interuptes her bored life. With a welcome rescue by three boys, and an escape to the desert, her life goes from bad to worse, then worse again. She doesn't believe in magic, but it and a jewel is the only way home.

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    Fodor's Morocco
  • Author : Fodor's Travel Publications, Inc
  • Publisher : Fodor's Travel Publications
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN : 9780307928320
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Travel
  • Full-color guide • Make your trip to Morocco unforgettable with illustrated features, maps, and color photos. Customize your trip with simple planning tools • Top experiences and attractions • Field-tested itineraries • Easy-to-read color regional maps Explore Fez, Marrakesh, Rabat, and beyond • Discerning Fodor's Choice picks for hotels, restaurants, sights, and more • “Word of Mouth” tips from fellow Fodor's travelers • Illustrated features on Sahara Desert safaris, shopping for local crafts, and enjoying Moroccan hammams • Best festivals, beaches, and local specialties Opinions from destination experts • Fodor's Morocco–based writers reveal their favorite local haunts • Revised annually to provide the latest information

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    Pink Jewel of the Desert
  • Author : Steven M. Price
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0692049665
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  • Genre : Books
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    Marrakesh by Design
  • Author : Maryam Montague
  • Publisher : Artisan Books
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN : 9781579654016
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Design
  • "Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son, Limited."

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    Jewels of Morocco
  • Author : Deborah Mboya
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Pages : 96
  • ISBN : 1467085499
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Jewels Of Morocco is the name of a tour of The Kingdom of Morocco in North Africa. The seven stories in this book take you everywhere from Casablanca where the Hassan II mosque stands, to places up and down busy streets shopping in exquisite shops and native markets; to see guards at the doors of grand palaces, kings and queens, an ancient city, Berbers in their flowing robes, veiled women, cedar forests and volcanic mountains, red-colored, mud-brick and straw villages that turn into cities, clusters of palm trees in valleys, climb to the top of snow-capped mountains and back down to the bottom of canyons, meet nomads, ride a camel into the Sahara desert to see the sunset, and ride a horse-driven carriage through the magical city of Marrakesh at the end of the tour.

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    Insight Guides Experience Marrakesh
  • Author : Insight Guides
  • Publisher : Rough Guides UK
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781786718419
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  • Genre : Travel
  • Explore iconic cities afresh. Been there, done that? Want a more authenticexperience? Then this stylish Insight guides ExperienceMarrakesh is for you. Fromseeing un-missable top attractions like saadian Tombs from a new perspective,to discovering hidden gems like Spice Square, this innovative book - with freeapp and eBook - is ideal for travellers seeking a unique experience ofMarrakesh. Whether you're a first-timer hoping for off-the-beaten track adventures,or a repeat visitor in search of authentic Marrakesh, this guide will help youplan and experience an unforgettable trip. · Over 100insider ideas to make your trip unique, authentic and utterly unforgettable,from exploring the Medina Wall in horse drawn carriage to having dinner withlocals at Chez Bejgueni · In the Moodsection suggests the best places to go for inspired art,shopping, fine dining and family fun experiences, and more besides - ideal whenyou feel like following your impulses · Compact andconcise, this is a stylish and practical companion when you're out and aboutmaking memorable moments, neatly organised into neighbourhoods, from CentralMedina to Gueliz · Stunning colour photography brings this sensationalcity and its people to life with panache · Invaluable maps and Essentials section ensure you won't get lost while venturing off well-travelledroads · Includes innovativeextras that are unique in the market - all ExperienceGuides come with a free eBook and app that's regularly updated with new hotel,bar, restaurant, shop and local event listings About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer offull-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishinghigh-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. Weproduce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps, as well as phrasebooks, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs.Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus onhistory and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool toinspire your next adventure.

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    Réalités
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 562
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105131047693
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  • Genre : Books
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    The Story Teller of Marrakesh
  • Author : Tony Barton,Ahmed Benchaga
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN : IND:39000001047393
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  • Genre : Children's stories
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    Insight Guides Pocket Marrakesh (Travel Guide eBook)
  • Author : Insight Guides
  • Publisher : Apa Publications (UK) Limited
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781786715524
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  • Genre : Travel
  • Marrakesh is arguably the most exotic, mysterious and enchanting place this close to Europe. With its stunning natural setting and rich history this city incites love at first sight. Be inspired to visit by the brand new Insight Pocket Guide Marrakesh, a concise, full-color guide to this enchanting place that combines lively text with vivid photography to highlight the best that Marrakesh has to offer. Inside Insight Pocket Guide Marrakesh: Where To Go takes you from Downtown out to the coast. Take in the beautiful historical monuments which are often places of peace and tranquility. Alternatively, if you fancy something more lively head into the fabulous Jemaa el-Fna which is the heart and soul of the city and one of the liveliest places in Morocco. Additionally, in order to get a real sense of the culture in Marrakech a trip to the quieter northern part of the medina is a beautiful spot full of down-to-earth food markets and some of the best restaurants in the medina. Top 10 Attractions gives a run-down of the best sights to take in on your trip, including the Majorelle Gardens, the Saadian Tombs and also the Qurika Valley. Perfect Day provides an itinerary for one day in the city. What To Do is a snapshot of ways to spend your spare time, from endless shopping opportunities to relaxing in the traditional Hammam (turkish bath) , plus a buzzing nightlife. Essential information on Marrakesh culture, including a brief history of the city. Eating Out covers the cities best cuisine. Curated listings of the best hotels and restaurants. A-Z of all the practical information you'll need. About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure. 'Insight Guides has spawned many imitators but is still the best of its type.' - Wanderlust Magazine

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    The Murder of Gonzago
  • Author : R. T. Raichev
  • Publisher : C & R Crime
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781780331027
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Lord Remnant's eccentric parties on his privately owned Caribbean island of Grenadin are the stuff of legend... but then the 12th Earl suddenly dies in the course of an amateur production of The Murder of Gonzago, the play within a play in Hamlet. The Times obituary gives the cause of death as 'heart attack' but an anonymous video tape come to light showing Lord Remnant's final moments, making it very clear his demise was far from natural. As happens so often, Antonia and Hugh Payne get involved in the sinister events surrounding Lord Remnant's death. Was ithis drug-addicted stepson Stephan? Was it Aunt Hortense, whose past contains a dark and shocking secret? Was it Clarissa, his beautiful and very much younger wife? Or was it the elusive Mr Quin, who is left a vast amount of money in Lord Remnant's will for no apparent reason...

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    Travel & Leisure
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : PSU:000061741454
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  • Genre : Travel
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    Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh
  • Author : Lonely Planet,Jessica Lee
  • Publisher : Lonely Planet
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN : 9781787010130
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  • Genre : Travel
  • Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Plunge headfirst into the mapcap mayhem of Djemaa el-Fna, reflect on the beauty of Ali ben Youssef Medersa, spend the night in an atmospheric riad; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the best of Marrakesh and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh: Full-colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Free, convenient pull-out Marrakesh map (included in print version), plus over 12 colour neighbourhood maps User-friendly layout with helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time Covers El-Fna, Mouassine & Bab Doukkala, the Central Souqs, Riad Zitoun & Kasbah, Ville Nouvelle, Palmeraie and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh , a colorful, easy-to-use, and handy guide that literally fits in your pocket, provides on-the-go assistance for those seeking only the can't-miss experiences to maximize a quick trip experience. Looking for a comprehensive guide that recommends both popular and offbeat experiences, and extensively covers all of Marrakesh's neighbourhoods? Check out Lonely Planet Morocco guide. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves. The world awaits! Lonely Planet guides have won the TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Award in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' -- Fairfax Media 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times Important Notice: The digital edition of this book may not contain all of the images found in the physical edition.

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    Lonely Planet Pocket Marrakesh
  • Author : Lonely Planet
  • Publisher : Lonely Planet
  • Pages : 287
  • ISBN : 9781838692421
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  • Genre : Books
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    Insight Guides Explore Marrakesh
  • Author : Insight Guides
  • Publisher : Apa Publications (UK) Limited
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781789198072
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  • Genre : Travel
  • Insight Explore Guides: pocket-sized books to inspire your on-foot exploration of top international destinations. Experience the best of Marrakesh with this indispensably practical Insight Explore Guide. From making sure you don't miss out on must-see attractions to discovering hidden gems, including exploring the city's medinas and souks, the easy-to-follow, ready-made walking routes will help you plan your trip, save you time, and enhance your exploration of this fascinating city - Practical, pocket-sized and packed with inspirational insider information, this will make the ideal on-the-move companion to your trip to Marrakesh -Enjoy over 12 irresistible Best Routes around the city -Features concise insider information about landscape, history, food and drink, and entertainment options -Invaluable maps: each Best Route is accompanied by a detailed full-colour map, while the large pull-out map provides an essential overview of the area -Discover your destination's must-see sights and hand-picked hidden gems -Directory section provides invaluable insight into top accommodation, restaurant and nightlife options by area, along with an overview of language, books and films -Inspirational colour photography throughout About Insight Guides: Insight Guides is a pioneer of full-colour guide books, with almost 50 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides with user-friendly, modern design. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as phrase books, picture-packed eBooks and apps to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

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    Top 10 Marrakech
  • Author : Andrew Humphreys
  • Publisher : Dk Pub
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 0756685133
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  • Genre : Travel
  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Marrakesh will lead you straight to the very best this city has to offer. This pocket-size guide is divided by area with restaurant reviews for each, as well as recommendations for hotels, bars, and places to shop. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists, from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals, hikes, and more. There's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Marrakesh includes: Must-see souks Jewels of Islamic architecture Tranquil parks and gardens Beaches and sights for Essaouira Desert areas Attractions and fun places for children And more! You'll find the insider knowledge you need to explore this city with DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Marrakesh and its pull-out map.

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    The Appellate Body of the WTO and Its Reform
  • Author : Chang-fa Lo,Junji Nakagawa,Tsai-fang Chen
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Pages : 348
  • ISBN : 9789811502552
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  • Genre : Law
  • This is the first book that critically examines the reform of the Appellate Body (AB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in light of the current crisis resulting from the U.S. blocking of the appointment of its members. The reform of the AB is critical, as the appointment crisis could lead to the demise of “the jewel in the crown,” which may even cause the dismantling of the WTO as a whole. This book covers various aspects of the crisis and its reform. Specifically, as the crisis cannot be fully understood without reviewing the role of the AB from the broader perspectives of the other functions of the WTO, the book examines the reform of the AB from the broader perspectives of the WTO governance. Additional focus is on the reform of the AB in relation to its specific functions. Available options are provided to address the AB crisis, as well as discussion of wider implications beyond the WTO. Contributed by world-renowned academics, experts, and practitioners in the field of international economic law, this volume provides a comprehensive analysis of the AB crisis and its solutions.

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    One Thousand Questions and Answers on Jewels of Knowledge and Trivia
  • Author : Asher Elkayam
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 254
  • ISBN : 9781503549722
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  • Genre : Reference
  • The following are questions on important subjects intended to help people use their memory in order to retrieve information on subjects they know such as History, Geography, Religion, Science and more trivia and curiosity questions will also be included. This project will be divided into ten chapters with 100 questions for each chapter. The questions represent the first part of the book. The second part of the book includes the answers. Unlike in the Jeopardy Show, which is designed for a new champions, this project is for everyone. No one is required to gamble or play for money. No one is required to pull hair in order to find answers which may not always be so important or indispensible for everyone in real life. It is intended to entertain and to enrich knowledge. Some questions may pertain to one or more subjects or chapters. For example, questions on the Patriarch Abraham, could be found in the chapter on ancient history as well as in the chapter on the Bible. Questions on quotes may pertain to ancient history and scriptures as well as in contemporary writers/scientists. The questions and statements given here are of public domain and are not questions or statements uniquely or specifically made by any educational institution. However, credit is given when due. The answers will be given at the end of the book, so people can use their memory and knowledge before they look for the answer. The author has consulted and researched dozens of books and hundreds of internet sources as written in his bibliography. Some of the answers may be found in books he had previously published, namely The Bible, The Power of the Word (and in between the lines); The Quran and Biblical Origins; One Family, Four Cultures and Four Continents; Whose God is it Anyway?; Love and Romance in the Bible. Those books can be viewed at the following sites: www.amazon.com, www.asherauthor.com, www.xlibris.com and www.lulu.com (click on authors name) The purpose of this work is to have people enjoy daily a few moments of fun. The contents are not in any chronological order. This is not a fiction or drama book that needs to be finished at the end of the day. This will not only be fun to test ones knowledge, but also an excellent tool to sharpen and refresh the mind on different fields of knowledge. In sum, is it important to state that rediscovering old and new facts and data can lead to a certain happiness and personal satisfaction. Knowledge on diverse subjects can help in achieving better self-confidence and self-expression and, overall, a better quality of life for all people. This project has something for everyone. The questions and answers will undoubtedly satisfy readers of all walks of life and of most age groups. Facts, data and world events become so complex that this project. Finally, this project has been inspired by personal experience as it is explained at the end of this book under the title References and Bibliography.

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    Where Stylists Shop
  • Author : Booth Moore
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 463
  • ISBN : 9781682450321
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  • Genre : Design
  • Booth Moore, visionary fashion editor at The Hollywood Reporter, brings together her A-list rolodex, insider knowledge, and industry access to create the definitive guide to shopping around the world. As an international authority on fashion and style, she interviews top celebrity stylists, bloggers, fashion designers, and other tastemakers to give readers the ultimate guide to the best boutiques, brands, websites, and bargains that every fashionista should know.

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    Best of Marrakesh
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105122216638
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  • Genre : Marrakech (Morocco)
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    Daughter of Smoke & Bone
  • Author : Laini Taylor
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9780316192149
  • Reader Reviews : 350
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • In a nation on the brink of war, a young art student's star-crossed love begins to bloom in the first book of the New York Times bestselling epic fantasy trilogy by award-winning author Laini Taylor. Around the world, black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky. In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grown dangerously low. And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherworldly war. Meet Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be real; she's prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands"; she speaks many languages -- not all of them human; and her bright blue hair actually grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that haunts her, and she's about to find out. When one of the strangers -- beautiful, haunted Akiva -- fixes his fire-colored eyes on her in an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?

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    Time Out Marrakech
  • Author : Editors of Time Out
  • Publisher : Time Out
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9781846703447
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Travel
  • Time Out Marrakech gives you the ground rules for wandering this chaotic, charismatic city at will, as well as taking you direct to all the addresses you shouldn't miss, from current hip hangouts to the riad hotels of choice. Plus an insight into its unique art and architecture, the souks (markets), Jemaa El Fna, the Moroccan menu and glorious trips out of town to the desert or the mountains.

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    No Ordinary Time
  • Author : Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 768
  • ISBN : 9781476750576
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Presents a social history of the United States in 1940, along with a moment-by-moment account of Roosevelt's leadership and the private lives of the president and First Lady, whose remarkable partnership transformed America. (This book was previously featured in Forecast.)

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    DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide
  • Author : Andrew Humphreys
  • Publisher : Dorling Kindersley Ltd
  • Pages : 131
  • ISBN : 9781405350303
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  • Genre : Travel
  • DK Eyewitness Top 10 Marrakech will lead you straight to the best attractions that this fascinating city has to offer. Whether you are looking for jewels of islamic architecture such as the Katoomba Mosque or want to find the best restaurants, parks and gardens or riads in Marrakech, this guide is the perfect pocket-sized companion. Rely on dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 beaches and sights of Essaouira to the Top 10 features of the night market and to save you time and money, there is even a list of budget but chic accomodaton tips and the Top 10 things to avoid. DK Eyewitness Top 10 Marrakech is packed with numerous illustrations, providing the insider knowledge that every visitor needs. Explore every corner effortlessly using various maps included within the guide. Your guide to the Top 10 best of everything in Marrakech.

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    Morocco
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Fodors Travel Publications
  • Pages : 269
  • ISBN : 0679003932
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  • Genre : Travel
  • Features information on accommodations, restaurants, festivals and seasonal events, mosques, palaces, museums, ruins, and other sights, and an essay on Moroccan history and life

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    Romance in Marseille
  • Author : Claude McKay
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : 9780143134220
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The pioneering novel of physical disability, transatlantic travel, and black international politics. A vital document of black modernism and one of the earliest overtly queer fictions in the African American tradition. Published for the first time. A Penguin Classic A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice/Staff Pick Vulture's Ten Best Books of 2020 pick Buried in the archive for almost ninety years, Claude McKay's Romance in Marseille traces the adventures of a rowdy troupe of dockworkers, prostitutes, and political organizers--collectively straight and queer, disabled and able-bodied, African, European, Caribbean, and American. Set largely in the culture-blending Vieux Port of Marseille at the height of the Jazz Age, the novel takes flight along with Lafala, an acutely disabled but abruptly wealthy West African sailor. While stowing away on a transatlantic freighter, Lafala is discovered and locked in a frigid closet. Badly frostbitten by the time the boat docks, the once-nimble dancer loses both of his lower legs, emerging from life-saving surgery as what he terms "an amputated man." Thanks to an improbably successful lawsuit against the shipping line, however, Lafala scores big in the litigious United States. Feeling flush after his legal payout, Lafala doubles back to Marseille and resumes his trans-African affair with Aslima, a Moroccan courtesan. With its scenes of black bodies fighting for pleasure and liberty even when stolen, shipped, and sold for parts, McKay's novel explores the heritage of slavery amid an unforgiving modern economy. This first-ever edition of Romance in Marseille includes an introduction by McKay scholars Gary Edward Holcomb and William J. Maxwell that places the novel within both the "stowaway era" of black cultural politics and McKay's challenging career as a star and skeptic of the Harlem Renaissance.

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    Almoravid and Almohad Empires
  • Author : Amira K. Bennison
  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN : 9780748646821
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Religion
  • A comprehensive account of two of the most important empires in medieval North AfricaThis is the first book in English to provide a comprehensive account of the rise and fall of the Almoravids and the Almohads, the two most important Berber dynasties of the medieval Islamic west, an area that encompassed southern Spain and Portugal, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. The a'anhAja Almoravids emerged from the Sahara in the 1050s to conquer vast territories and halt the Christian advance in Iberia. They were replaced a century later by their rivals, the Almohads, supported by the Maa'GBPmAda Berbers of the High Atlas. Although both have often been seen as uncouth, religiously intolerant tribesmen who undermined the high culture of al-Andalus, this book argues that the eleventh to thirteenth centuries were crucial to the Islamisation of the Maghrib, its integration into the Islamic cultural sphere, and its emergence as a key player in the western Mediterranean, and that much of this was due to these oft-neglected Berber empires.Key featuresThe first work in English to give a full account of the Almoravids and AlmohadsFeatures numerous translated quotes and anecdotes from Arabic primary sourcesProvides an intimate portrait of the daily lives and material culture of people living within the empires, as well as delivering a clear dynastic historyUses maps, genealogical tables, illustrations and a chronology

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    Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century
  • Author : Djibril Tamsir Niane,Unesco. International Scientific Committee for the Drafting of a General History of Africa
  • Publisher : UNESCO
  • Pages : 774
  • ISBN : 9789231017100
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  • Genre : Africa
  • One of UNESCO's most important publishing projects in the last thirty years, the General History of Africa marks a major breakthrough in the recognition of Africa's cultural heritage. Offering an internal perspective of Africa, the eight-volume work provides a comprehensive approach to the history of ideas, civilizations, societies and institutions of African history. The volumes also discuss historical relationships among Africans as well as multilateral interactions with other cultures and continents.

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    Morocco
  • Author : Felice Aarons
  • Publisher : Fodors Travel Publications
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781400017263
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  • Genre : Travel
  • Features information on accommodations, restaurants, festivals and seasonal events, mosques, palaces, museums, ruins, and other sights, and an essay on Moroccan history and life

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    Marrakech
  • Author : Barnaby Rogerson,Stephen Lavington
  • Publisher : Eland & Sickle Moon Books
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : IND:30000095321166
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • This collection of 38 writings highlights the exotic allure, Romanticism, Spirit, and history of the fabulous Red City, Marrakech.

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    A Drive Across Africa
  • Author : Ferenc J. Bodó
  • Publisher : Hickville, N.Y. : Exposition Press
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105081298452
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  • Genre : Africa
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    Great, Grand & Famous Hotels
  • Author : Fritz Gubler,Raewyn Glynn
  • Publisher : Great, Grand & Famous Hotels
  • Pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9780980466706
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  • Genre : Hotels
  • This is a book for lovers of remarkable hotels. Whether you are a long-term luxury hotel addict, or just fantasising about a visit to one of the world's great hotels, this book is for you. This book features stories about great, grand and famous hotels sourced from history, legend and the occasional snippet of gossip. Take a peek inside and discover a treasure trove of famous or forgotten anecdotes. See the dramas unfold in lobbies, dining rooms, bars and ballrooms, or behind the closed doors of guest rooms and Presidential Suites. Marvel at those who made these hotels what they are: daring financiers, visionary owners, inventive architects, cutting-edge designers, devoted hoteliers and renowned chefs. Remember the great, grand and famous celebrity guests and meet the new breed of visionaries who are creating the great hotels of the future. Visit historic hotels, including The Ritz, Paris; the Waldorf-Astoria, New York; the Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles; the Savoy, London; the Hassler, Rome; The Peninsula, Hong Kong; Raffles, Singapore; Mena House, Cairo; Taj Lake Palace, Udaipur; Chateau Lake Louise, Alberta; the Cipriani, Danieli and Gritti Palace, Venice; Reid's Palace, Madeira; and the Baur au Lac, Zurich, alongside modern masterpieces such as The Burj al Arab, Icehotel and other futuristic hotels. The book is intended to give the traveller a better understanding of, and greater insight into, the hotels they admire and love. It is also a reference book for the passionate hotel professional and provides knowledge for young hoteliers, helping them to understand the history and the development of their industry. Combining four years of research, assisted by many students in various hotel schools around the world, and with contributions by six travel writers, it is hoped this book will entice more people to seek out the world's great, grand and famous hotels, and to stay in them for an unforgettable experience, not just as a place to spend the night.

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    Studio KO
  • Author : Karl Fornier,Olivier Marty
  • Publisher : National Geographic Books
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9780847860500
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  • Genre : House & Home
  • A debut monograph on the highly sought-after French architecture duo renowned for a signature aesthetic infused with clean lines and raw minimalism. Founded by French architects Karl Fournier and Olivier Marty in 2000, Studio KO has quickly secured its status in the world of architectural design. A refreshing modernist aesthetic imbued with subtle references to history and culture defines their work. While Marty and Fournier are best known for their minimalist villas set in awe-inspiring landscapes, recent commissions also include restaurants, boutiques, and hotels across New York, Paris, and London. The first monograph dedicated to Studio KO, this beautifully illustrated book spotlights a diverse array of their work, from private residences in breathtaking scenery, ranging from the Moroccan mountains to Provence and Brittany in France, to the highly anticipated Yves Saint Laurent Museum, due to open in Marrakech in 2017. Boasting never-before-seen architectural plans, personal photos, and sumptuous photographs of finished spaces, this book offers a fascinating look at the most in-demand architectural designers of today.

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    Prince
  • Author : Afshin Shahidi
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Press
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN : 9781250134448
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Photography
  • Featuring a foreword by Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. When Prince wanted to document his One Nite Alone tour in 2002, he turned to Afshin Shahidi. Again in 2004, he went along on Prince’s record breaking Musicology Tour. Afshin met Prince in 1989 and became his cinematographer and later his photographer. He was the photographer closest to Prince for the last fifteen years of Prince’s life. Afshin is the only photographer to shoot the legendary 3121 private parties in Los Angeles that became the most sought after invitations in Hollywood. Prince: A Private View compiles his work into a journey through Prince's extraordinary life. With many never-before-seen photos, this is the ultimate collection of – some intimate, some candid, some in concert – shots of Prince, but all are carefully directed in the artist-as-art style that we associate with him. Deep photo captions are brief, but complete stories about Prince's life at that moment - some are incisive, others are personal and even funny.

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    Unseen Midcentury Desert Modern
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Gibbs Smith
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781423642060
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Architecture
  • In 2008, Daniel Chavkin began photographing some of the more discreet and off-the-beaten-path midcentury modern homes and buildings in the Palm Springs area. These included secret gems created by such famous modernist architects as William Cody and John Porter Clark, as well as others by relatively lesser-known designers. The result is this rich photographic collection of largely unseen examples of desert modern architecture. Many of the buildings shown herein are not easily accessible by, or in some cases completely off-limits to, the general public, so the photographs in this book may be the only opportunity for midcentury aficionados to ever see some of these buildings. Daniel Chavkin is a photographer who lives and works in Palm Springs and Los Angeles. He began his career shooting celebrity portraits, but his passion is for midcentury modern architecture—and especially the desert modernism of Palm Springs. His love of modernism was forged while studying at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. He also owns the graphic design business Design Lab 2.

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    Fodor's Essential Morocco
  • Author : Fodor's Travel Guides
  • Publisher : Fodor's Travel
  • Pages : 425
  • ISBN : 9781640970090
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Travel
  • Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. Thanks to a prime location linking Europe and North Africa, as well as a vibrant culture and stable government, Morocco has seen a huge influx of tourists in recent years. Sophisticated new hotels and resorts are popping up everywhere, including in booming cities such as Marrakesh, Fez, and Tangier. From its southern deserts to the Atlas Mountains to the wave-swept Atlantic coast, Morocco continues to draw travelers eager to experience this gorgeous and diverse country. This travel guide includes: · Dozens of full-color maps · Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks · Multiple itineraries to explore the top attractions and what’s off the beaten path · Coverage of Tangier and the Mediterranean, The Northern Atlantic Coast, Fez and the Middle Atlas, Marrakesh, The High Atlas, The Great Oasis Valleys, and The Southern Atlantic Coast

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    Moroccan Mirages
  • Author : Will Davis Swearingen
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN : 9781400858958
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Morocco's future is threatened politically and economically by a growing agricultural crisis. Will Swearingen locates the roots of this crisis in French dreams for the jewel" of their colonial empire. He demonstrates that, with disastrous results, contemporary Moroccan leaders are fulfilling a colonial vision, implementing policies and plans drafted during the protectorate period. Originally published in 1987. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

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    New Horizons
  • Author : Shirin Sahba
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9781452160528
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Art
  • This vibrant and entrancing book invites readers on a journey around the world. Artist and globetrotter Shirin Sahba celebrates the diversity of people, places, and traditions, and revels in the joy of the journey itself. In exquisitely detailed paintings, she captures fleeting moments and small treasures—a brightly colored sari fluttering in the breeze, a mother and child enjoying gelatos on a hot Italian day, the mesmerizing pattern of an antique Chinese carpet. Along the way, the artist shares reflections, inspirations, and stories, immersing readers in each new landscape. This ebook is perfect for nomads, graduates, retirees, or anyone setting off in search of their own new horizons.

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    The Best Stunt Ever!
  • Author : Kevin Humphrey,Ridley, Dorthy
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9781412049313
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • This is a book for everyone who likes to gather with friends for good times, laughs, and new adventures. The entertaining The Best Stunt Ever offers a suggested format for each event in an easy-to-read outline format. Activities for the outings are listed in a suggested order, but you should feel free to rearrange according to timing needs. Some stunts include reproducible invatations and other materials needed to make your event planning easier. resources list web site information, adresses, and telephone numbers. A stunt is something you have always wanted to do but never tried. Stunt activities must be informative and interesting. We like to think of our evening as unusual, sometimes unpredictable, but always filled with laughter and fun! Anyone can entertain, have friends in for dinner, go to a movie, or grill out. Sound like the "same ol', same ol'" to you? Well maybe you are ready for more exciting Saturday nights. If the answer is, "yes, I'm ready for some adventures in my life," then this book is for you. Here's your passport to Adult Adventures!

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    Rethinking, Repackaging, and Rescuing World Trade Law in the Post-Pandemic Era
  • Author : Amrita Bahri,Weihuan Zhou,Daria Boklan
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781509951703
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Law
  • This book explores the ways to 'rethink', 'repackage' and 'rescue' world trade law in the post-COVID-19 era. Using the COVID-19 pandemic as an important context, the book makes original and critical contributions to the growing debate over a range of emerging challenges and systemic issues that might change the landscape of world trade law in the years to come. The book asks: do these unprecedented times and challenges call for reengineering the world trading system and a further retreat from trade liberalisation? The authors offer a rigorous and insightful analysis of whether and how the existing trade institutions and/or rules, including their latest developments, may provide room to deal with pandemic-induced trade-related issues, sustainable development goals, future crises and other existential threats to the multilateral trading system. The book reinforces the importance of international cooperation and the pressing need to reinvigorate the world trading system. The pandemic has provided a unique opportunity for governments to rebuild the political will needed for such cooperation. One should never let a serious crisis go to waste.