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Crete - Understand Crete & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
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This chapter contains the Crete Today, History, The Cretan Way of Life, Minoan Art & Culture, The Arts, Nature & Wildlife, Directory A-Z, Transport, Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Crete guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, nature and wildlife to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers and travellers with disabilities. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the Cretan lifestyle and state of mind
- info on the music, dance, fine arts and literature scene in Crete
- full coverage of the history of Crete from myths and Minoans to the Junta and modern Crete
- details on exotic and endangered animals
Coverage includes: Crete Today, History, Myths, Minoans, Mycenaeans, Classical Crete, Roman Empire, Christianity, Pirates, the Pope, Venetian Empire, Tourkokratia, World War II, Battle of Crete, Greek Civil War, the Junta, Modern Crete, The Cretan Way of Life, Minoan Art & Culture, The Arts, Music, Dance, Fine Art, Literature, Nature & Wildlife, Directory A-Z, Transport and Language.
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