From My Old Stamp Album - Exotic Tales of Lost Countries (New edition)

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Pickup an old stamp album and flick through it. You’ll find a host of exotic and unfamiliar names: Cyrenaica, Fernando Poo, Fiume, North Ingria, Obock, Stellaland, Tuva, – distant lands, vanished territories, lost countries. Do they still exist? If not, where were they? What happened to them? From My Old Stamp Album goes in search of the truth about these and many other amazing places. Stuart Laycock and Chris West unearth stories of many kinds. Some take you to long-disappeared empires; others throw light on the modern era’s most pressing wars. You are invited to enjoy them all, in a collection of historical narratives as broad and enticing as that old stamp album that you’ve just discovered in the attic.

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Pickup an old stamp album and flick through it. You’ll find a host of exotic and unfamiliar names: Cyrenaica, Fernando Poo, Fiume, North Ingria, Obock, Stellaland, Tuva, – distant lands, vanished territories, lost countries. Do they still exist? If not, where were they? What happened to them? From My Old Stamp Album goes in search of the truth about these and many other amazing places. Stuart Laycock and Chris West unearth stories of many kinds. Some take you to long-disappeared empires; others throw light on the modern era’s most pressing wars. You are invited to enjoy them all, in a collection of historical narratives as broad and enticing as that old stamp album that you’ve just discovered in the attic.

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Imprint

The History Press Ltd

Country of origin

United Kingdom

Release date

July 2023

Availability

Expected to ship within 12 - 17 working days

First published

2017

Authors

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Dimensions

198 x 129mm (L x W)

Edition

New edition

ISBN-13

978-1-80399-376-8

Barcode

9781803993768

Categories

LSN

1-80399-376-6



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