The Resource The Rhine : following Europe's greatest river from Amsterdam to the Alps, Ben Coates

The Rhine : following Europe's greatest river from Amsterdam to the Alps, Ben Coates

Label
The Rhine : following Europe's greatest river from Amsterdam to the Alps
Title
The Rhine
Title remainder
following Europe's greatest river from Amsterdam to the Alps
Statement of responsibility
Ben Coates
Title variation
Following Europe's greatest river from Amsterdam to the Alps
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Rhine is one of the world's greatest rivers. Once forming the outer frontier of the Roman Empire, it flows 800 miles from the social democratic playground of the Netherlands, through the industrial and political powerhouses of Germany and France, to the wealthy mountain fortresses of Switzerland and Liechtenstein. For five years, Ben Coates lived alongside a major channel of the river in Rotterdam, crossing it daily, swimming and sailing in its tributaries. In The Rhine, he sets out by bicycle from the Netherlands where it enters the North Sea, following it through Germany, France and Liechtenstein, to where its source in the icy Alps. He explores the impact that the Rhine has had on European culture and history and finds out how influences have flowed along and across the river, shaping the people who live alongside it. Blending travelogue and offbeat history, The Rhine tells the fascinating story of how a great river helped shape a continent."--Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coates, Ben
Dewey number
914.3404
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
DD801.R74
LC item number
C55 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Coates, Ben
  • Coates, Ben
  • Travel
  • Rhine River Valley
  • Rhine River Valley
  • Rhine River
  • Rhine River
  • Germany
  • Europe
  • Germany
  • Rhine River
  • Rhine River Valley
Label
The Rhine : following Europe's greatest river from Amsterdam to the Alps, Ben Coates
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-291)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781473662179
Lccn
2018439366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1052550871
  • 1785745
  • (OCoLC)on1052550871
  • 1785745
Label
The Rhine : following Europe's greatest river from Amsterdam to the Alps, Ben Coates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-291)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
291 pages
Isbn
9781473662179
Lccn
2018439366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1052550871
  • 1785745
  • (OCoLC)on1052550871
  • 1785745

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