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The World

Travels 1950-2000
Morris, Jan (Book - 2003 )
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Ranging from Manhattan to Venice, and Oxford to the Middle East, this portrait of the 20th-century contains Jan Morris's eyewitness accounts of such seminal moments as the first successful ascent of Everest, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the historic Eichmann trial.
Authors: Morris, Jan, 1926-
Uniform Title: Writer's world. English
Title: The world
travels 1950-2000
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2003.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Characteristics: xiv, 458 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
"Originally published in Great Britain under the title A writer's world : travels 1950-2000"--T.p. verso.
Contents: The 1950s ; 1. Everest, 1953 ; 2. A benign republic: USA ; 3. Kingdom of troubles: the Middle East ; 4. South African White and Black ; 5. Confusions in paradise: the Caribbean ; 6. Europe: after the war was over ; 7. Orientalisms: The Far East ; 8. Venice, 1959
The 1960s ; 9. The Eichmann Trial ; 10. The Cold War ; 11. South American frissons ; 12. Oxford, 1965 ; 13. Australia ; 14. A New Africa ; 15. Manhattan, 1969
The 1970s ; 16. Pleasure places ; 17. Ex-Britannica ; 18. Casablanca: a change of sex ; 19. London, 1975 ; 20. Post-glory: the USA ; 21. South African Black on White
The 1980s ; 22. On wistful whims: virtual places ; 23. Sydney, 1983 ; 24. O Canada! ; 25. There stood China ; 26. Vienna, 1983 ; 27. Y Wladfa: another Wales ; 28. Berlin, 1989
The 1990s ; 29. The flux of Europe ; 30. Light and shade in the USA ; 31. Sydney, 1995 ; 32. Hong Kong: the end.
ISBN: 0393052087
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