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Around Britain and Europe

Michael Haigh

Around Britain and Europe

by Michael Haigh

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Geography.,
    • Great Britain -- Geography.,
    • Europe -- Geography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Haigh.
      SeriesNew routes in geography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG128 .H32 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2855096M
      ISBN 10052128628X, 0521286298
      LC Control Number84017570

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      If you enjoy big cities, you could easily spend a week in London (top-notch museums, food, street life, and entertainment); Edinburgh and Glasgow are also engaging and lively. For a slower pace of life, settle in any of Britain's many appealing towns, such as York or Bath. If villages beckon, linger in the Cotswolds, where time has all but stopped. Simms’ book, Britain’s Europe, makes a strong plea for a complete political integration of the European Union, arguing for a federal Europe robust enough to survive without a reluctant : Robert Gerwarth.

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