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Largest Cities 4: Cairo
Cairo is the capital of Egypt and the largest city in the Arab world and Africa. Its metropolitan area is the 16th largest in the world. Located near the Nile Delta,it was founded in 969 AD.... More > Nicknamed "the city of a thousand minarets" for its preponderance of Islamic architecture, Cairo has long been a centre of the region's political and cultural life. Cairo was founded by the Fatimid dynasty in the 10th century AD, but the land composing the present-day city was the site of national capitals whose remnants remain visible in parts of Old Cairo. Cairo is also associated with Ancient Egypt due to its proximity to the ancient cities of Memphis, Giza and Fustat which are near the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza.< Less
Largest Cities 3: Buenos Aires
The city of Buenos Aires is not a part of Buenos Aires Province, nor is it the Province's capital, but an autonomous district. In 1880, after decades of political infighting, Buenos Aires was... More > federalised and removed from Buenos Aires Province. The city limits were enlarged to include the towns of Belgrano and Flores (both are currently neighborhoods of the city). The 1994 constitutional amendment granted the city autonomy, hence its formal name: Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires (Autonomous City of Buenos Aires). Its citizens first elected a Chief of Government (i.e. Mayor) in 1996; before, the Mayor was directly appointed by the President of the Republic.< Less
Quick Guide: The City and the Stars
The City and the Stars, the new version, was intended to showcase what he had learned about writing. The major differences are in individual scenes and in the details of his contrasting civilizations... More > of Diaspar and Lys. To everyone's surprise, Against the Fall of Night remained popular enough to stay in print after The City and the Stars was published. In introductions to it he has told the anecdote of a psychiatrist and patient who admitted they had discussed it one day in therapy, without realizing at the time that one had read one book and one the other. Most recently it has appeared with a sequel by Gregory Benford called Beyond the Fall of Night. What follows is a summary of The City and the Stars, but it is a broadly accurate description of either of the books about Alvin, except for the role of Khedron (who replaced a different character in the earlier novel) and for the nature of the immortality of the people of Diaspar.< Less
Quick Guide: The City Boy
The City Boy is a 1948 novel by Herman Wouk first published by Simon and Schuster. The second novel written by Wouk, City Boy was largely ignored by the reading public until the success of The Caine... More > Mutiny resurrected interest in Wouk's writing. Like The Caine Mutiny, the novel is semi-autobiographical in setting and situations, if not protagonist. In 1969 the novel was re-issued, with paperback editions in 1980 and 1992, and according to Wouk was translated into eleven languages. John P. Marquand, in a preface to the 1969 twentieth anniversary release, likened Herbie Bookbinder to a city-dwelling Huckleberry Finn or Tom Sawyer.< Less
OSEPA: Good Practice Guide
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Good practice guide on usage of open source software in european public administrations.
Quick Guide: A Tale of Two Cities
The novel depicts the plight of the French peasantry demoralized by the French aristocracy in the years leading up to the revolution, the corresponding brutality demonstrated by the revolutionaries... More > toward the former aristocrats in the early years of the revolution, and many unflattering social parallels with life in London during the same time period. It follows the lives of several protagonists through these events.< Less
más mendoza - city guide
Mendoa, bekannt für sein Weinanbaugebiet, ist eine der modernsten, saubersten und interessantesten Städte Argentiniens.
Ihre Einwohner gelten als offen, demokratisch und fortschrittlich.... More >
MAS MENDOZA bietet eine kompakte, umfassende und detaillierte Beschreibung aller wichtigen Punkte der Stadt und ihrer Umgebung. Ein unverzichtbarer Begleiter für jeden Touristen!
Der erste und bisher einzige Stadtführer über Mendoza, in Englisch, 70 Seiten, 110 Fotos in Farbe, ohne Werbung. Insider-Tipps.
ACHTUNG! Sprache ist nur Englisch!< Less
River City Guide
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a guide to river city in glasgow and also information of charaters in the series.
Seatle City Guide
As a Seattleite, let me inform you - it really does rain in Seattle as much as they inform you. But who cares? You're in the most stunning, caffeinated and culture-rich city of the USA. So, get your... More > umbrella and observe us on a 24-hour tour of the Emerald City.
Begin in Pioneer Square - the place of origin of Seattle. Take a walk and take pleasure in the handsome facades, wide cobblestone squares and boutiques. Make sure to see Occidental Square and Pioneer Square Park prior to looking for some breakfast. Seattle's literary high levels of caffeine abusers visit Elliott Bay Book Company for morning meal in the cosy cafe situateded in between the bundles of publications. Invest the overdue morning discovering Seattle's most seen destination - Pike Place Market. Sure, it's where all the vacationers go - however it's also the fastest means to fall in love with the city.< Less
City of the Beasts Study Guide
City of the Beasts Study Guide consists of approx. 67 pages of summaries and analysis on City of the Beasts by Isabel Allende.