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The Alhambra by Robert Irwin

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Granada (Spain)

Subjects:

  • Alhambra (Granada, Spain),
  • Granada (Spain) -- Buildings, structures, etc.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementRobert Irwin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDP402.A4 I89 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 213 p. :
Number of Pages213
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3304720M
ISBN 100674015681
LC Control Number2004047417

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  The Alhambra Language: English: LoC Class: DP: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Spain, Portugal: LoC Class: PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature: Subject: Spain -- Social life and customs Subject: Spain -- Social life and customs -- Fiction Subject: Alhambra (Granada, Spain) Subject: Irving, Washington, Alhambra and Generalife Guided Tours. Taking a guided tour is an alternative to buying tickets and visiting the Alhambra on your own. Why a guided tour is better? Everything is organized. You just have to be at the meeting place at the time agreed. The guide will show you the most important and interesting aspects of the Alhambra. Snowy Day in the Alhambra. Patio of the Lions photos. The Court of the Myrtles photos. The Generalife photos. Tiles photos. Details. Share this. Hotels in Granada. Best price guaranteed. Alhambra Guided Tours. Books of Granada and the Alhambra. Alhambra and the Generalife: Official Guide. More info. Books of Granada and the Alhambra. Follow us. Robert Irwin has written a compact companion to the history, architectural features, and enduring attraction of the Alhambra. Although this book is in a small guidebook format, the text corrects.

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