The Danube: A Cultural History

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Signal Books, 2010 - Danube River - 266 pages
The Danube is the longest river in western and central Europe. Rising amidst the beautiful wooded hills of Germanys Black Forest, it touches or winds its way through ten countries and four capital cities before emptying into the Black Sea through a vast delta whose silt-filled channels spread across eastern Romania.

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Well, I agree with Fiona it's a good travel book. I liked Beattie's explanation re: the derivation of Budapest's name. The obvious combination of Buda and Pest occurring after the Magyars took over ... Read full review

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Andrew Beattie has traveled widely in the Arab and Islamic worlds, from Morocco to Borneo, and has written for Rough Guides and the Independent on Sunday.

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