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PDF Ï BOOK The Time Travelers Handbook ✓ ❰Reading❯ ➿ The Time Travelers Handbook Author Johnny Acton – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Travel through time to witness some of the most extraordinary and colorful events in world history with this unusual and entertaining guide that includes fascinating cultural details froAtest moments in the human timelineFilled with engaging and colorful details The Time Traveler's Handbook helps you make the most of your “travels” giving you background information insight into local customs and advice on all aspects of period life to make your adventures authentic and help you actually live them Forget museums and history books The Time Traveler's Handbook gives you unprecedented access to a wide range of milestones including Celebrations Exhibitions; Moments That Made History; Cultural Sporting Spectaculars; Epic Journeys and Voyages; and Extreme Events Observe Mount Vesuvius erupt and Enjoyable though the title should really be the Time Tour Handbook Wasn’t sure how much I would like this book but it turned out well The premise is interesting a time travel tour book which is used to explain historical events in detail The pace is good as the sections are consistent and the book is short It’s easily browsable if you’re only interested in certain events The writing is excellent It’s informative and consistent throughout clearly the editor took care The format actually brings history alive in a way that it doesn’t in most modern histories The content is good It’s solid historically and the descriptions of period accommodations facilities and food for the tourist have a nice culture impact Further the entries are well chosenall of these events could actually be part of a time tour without too much time disruptions There are a few odd omissions like how a tourist would deal with language barriers in times and places where even tourists are expected to have a basic grasp of local lingo but other than that it’s solid This book exceeded my expectations a great deal So I give this a 4 It’s enjoyable readable and logical Good way to learn about some interesting events

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Survive see the assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand in Sarajevo boogie with the Beatles in Hamburg accompany Marco Polo to Xanadu attend the opening night of Shakespeare’s Globe Theater smell the cordite at the battle of Bull Run and sit ringside at Foreman and Ali’s “Rumble in the Jungle” in KinshasaIllustrated with color and black and white paintings and photographs of famous figures and locations as well as detailed maps and illustrations to aid in your journey through time The Time Traveler's Handbook is the ultimate guide to exploring history that unlocks the wonders of the past as never befor The concept for this was a lot better than the execution I enjoyed some parts than others my favourites were eventstimes I knew uite a bit about like Field of the Cloth of Gold Great Exhibition VE Day Pompeii and Shakespeare Honestly I had no interest in some parts At times it was funny and clever but I think it suffered from being overly detailed

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The Time Travelers HandbookTravel through time to witness some of the most extraordinary and colorful events in world history with this unusual and entertaining guide that includes fascinating cultural details from each period including what and where to eat what to wear how to act like a local and most importantly how to stay aliveHave you ever wished you could have experienced some of the most interesting and important events that have helped shape history? With The Time Traveler's Handbook you can Johnny Actonis David Glodblatt and James Wyllie transport you back in time providing a “you are there” front seat view of some the gre My son gave me this book as a gift and I have to say he chose exactly what I would have wanted A great mixture of fantasy and factthe authors have taken notable and well known historical incidences exhibits voyages and events and placed the reader there at the moment on the spot in the time As a time traveler you are urged NOT to interfere with the spacetime continuum but to be the spectator and to follow inclusive directions to the letter which is possible because the directions are meticulously accurate and based on obviously well researched historical informationYou can be in the Roman holiday resort of Pompeii on the night Vesuvius blows her top with an escape plan of course You can be in Berlin on the night the wall that divided that city came down and a guided walking tour will take you on a route where you will be a part of the action throughout that long night and walk into the path of those not responsible or not for the collapse of the Soviet control in the east of the city Having been in Berlin just a few weeks before in 1989 on both sides of the wall but not there when it came down I had felt that I'd missed a spectacular part of history but this book really helped place me back there with it's bird's eye view and attention to detailSo if you want tosail with Captain Cook around the newly discovered 'Terra Australis Incognita' or be ringside when Muhammad Ali knocks out George Foreman in 1974 or you'd prefer to be ringside at London's Golden Globe Theatre in 1599 when Shakespeare presents his latest tragedy Julius Caesar then let the authors tell you which tavern to stay in which pub to lunch in and which streets will lead you to the sight of Master Will staring in his own play so then; this is the book for you