A History of the World in 500 WalksBook - 2016
"From geologic upheavals and mad kings to trade routes and saints' ways, this book relates the tales behind the top 500 walks that have shaped our society. It's easy to imagine traveling back in time as you read about convicts and conquistadores, silk traders and Buddhists who have hiked along routes for purposes as varied as the terrain they covered. From prehistory to the present day, take a grand tour of world events at eye-level perspective with accounts that combine knowledgeable commentary with practical detail. You may even be inspired to lace up your own boots!"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: San Diego, California : Thunder Bay Press, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: 796.51 BAX
Characteristics: 400 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps
Alternative Title: History of the world in five hundred walks