Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo

Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo

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"[...] Passing thus swiftly through France, we obtain a wonderfully comprehensive idea of the country, and note the different products of the soil springing into view in ever-varying profusion, making a continuous change in the appearance of the landscape-a change which would perhaps be less noticeable were the journey performed in a more leisurely manner. Thus we pass from the wheat-growing country to the land of the vine, and thence to that of the olive. And one cannot help being struck by the wonderful industry of the people, women taking almost more than their fair share of out-door work, in the fields, etc. Up to the very summit of the hills and rocky knolls, terrace upon terrace, every inch of ground, seems to be well cultivated. I could not but think that in some places women are employed out of their proper sphere, more[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.7mm | 390.09g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507673132
  • 9781507673133