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    • Walking, hiking, trekking
      April 2019

      100 große Gipfelziele

      Normalwege und alternative Routen

      by Neuhold, Thomas

      From the Höllengebirge to the Nockberge, from the Wilder Kaiser to the Dachstein, from the Glockner Group to the Lower Tauern, from the Kitzbühel Alps to the Watzmann – Salzburg Alpinist and writer Thomas Neuhold devotes his latest mountain book to the main peaks of the various mountain groups. With over 200 pages, this selective guide introduces the entire élite of the Alpine peaks in the region. Thomas Neuhold describes the customary routes to these destinations. Technical challenges range from the simple mountain hike, through medium glacier tours, up to grade II (without ropes). A must-have for mountain hikers and classic mountaineers. Thoroughly familiar with the area, Neuhold offers a whole variety of alternative routes and additional suggestions, so that this guide contains some 200 ascents in the Austrian Alps, including a few real rarities. For every tour there are sketch-maps, photos, advice on equipment and information on Alpine huts and mountain inns, and how to get to the starting-point.

    • Lifestyle, Sport & Leisure
      March 2015

      Ab Hof

      Eine kulinarische Reise zu Österreichs Kleinversorgern

      by Zauner, Manuel

      Diversity in practice: Austria's farms and market gardens offer a wide range of produce. Manuel Zauner made a culinary journey through Austria in search of hidden treasures. He portrays one farm for each item of food, talking to the producers to find out why the diversity in our fields and stalls is now under threat. Together with Alexander Rieder, familiar from the media, he presents from each farm or garden five ideas for recipes, prepared, cooked and photographed on site. Ab Hof is intended to encourage readers to visit such smallholdings in their own area. The 60 recipes demonstrate exciting experiments with the incredible diversity of foodstuffs to be found on sale only from small suppliers. Interesting stories, fantastic recipes, mouth-watering photos!

    • European history
      September 2019

      Bacchus in Salzburg

      1000 Jahre Weinkultur

      by Ammerer, Gerhard; Waitzbauer, Harald

      Discover the all about wine in Salzburg, from medieval times to the present.

    • History of architecture
      June 2019

      Bunt, sozial, brutal. Architektur der 1970er Jahre in Österreich

      Fotografiert von Stefan Oláh

      by Verlag Anton Pustet

      Renowned Austrian architectural photographer Stefan Ohlá presents Austrian architecture of the 1970s: colourful, social and brutal.

    • National & regional cuisine
      September 2019

      Christmas in Europe

      Recipes · Customs · Specialities

      by Taliman, Sluga

      The book "Christmas in Europe. Recipes · Customs · Specialities" includes more than 100 traditional recipies as well as customs from 35 European countries. All dishes were cooked by Taliman Sluga with the help of 12-year-old schoolkids from Wagrain and Kleinarl, Austria (where "Silent Night" was written).

    • National & regional cuisine
      October 2019

      Das österreichische Fisch-Kochbuch

      by Sluga, Taliman

      73 Austrian fish-recipes and information about Austrian fish found in rivers, lakes and ponds.

    • National & regional cuisine
      April 2015

      Das Sternbräu

      Die Geschichte eines Salzburger Brau- und Gasthauses

      by Ammerer, Gerhard; Waitzbauer, Harald

      Taking the Sternbräu as an example, this copiously illustrated volume describes the history of the catering industry in Salzburg through the ages. The authors give an account of moments of glory and disastrous bankruptcies; they tell of dances attended by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and trace the history from the first electric lighting in a Salzburg open-air restaurant in 1888, through the development of the Sternbräu into a major restaurant complex in the 20th century. The occasion for this book was the recent extensive reconstruction and renovation, which took almost two years. Since 1 October 2014 the "Stern", as it is known in Salzburg, is resplendent in its brand-new design.

    • Second World War
      August 2019

      Der Birnbaum im Pfarrgarten

      Eine evangelische Gemeinde im Nationalsozialismus

      by Lindenmeyer, Christoph

      Christoph Lindenmeyer researched the history of the Christuskirche, a protestant church in Munich, Germany. Numerous documents tell about their life during the second world war and picture courage, desperation, assimilation as well as resistance. A book about christianity under worst circumstances, humanity and faith.

    • City & town planning - architectural aspects
      February 2015

      Die schönsten Stadtplätze Österreichs

      by Winkler, Thomas

      Thomas Winkler presents Austria's finest city squares, from Dornbirn to Bad Radkersburg. The 40 illustrated chapters not only describe the fascination of these city squares, but also deal with topics such as the importance of the Romans, Babenbergers and Habsburgs, and the influence of the clergy, nobility, bourgeoisie and many more. The book traces the development of salt, iron, beer and wine trading, banking and tourism, and features city walls, plague columns and pillories. It offers a tour d'horizon through the chequered history of Austria's cities, their lustre and their influence on modern urban life.

    • European history
      April 2019

      Die Traun

      by Pfarl, Peter

      Not only does the River Traun pass through a diverse series of landscapes, it also has immense historical significance as the transport route for the treasure of the Habsburg imperial house: salt. Following the course of the river on foot, as author Peter Pfarl did, you can view Celtic settlements, castles, palaces and imperial hunting grounds, visit magnificently appointed churches, and admire the summer residences of the moneyed aristocracy and the villas of erstwhile intellectual giants. The beautiful Traun region has always been a real magnet for artists. Our two photographers also succumbed to the charm of the Traun valley. Let their evocative pictures take you with Peter Pfarl from the source, a waterfall in the rock chamber of the Kammersee, over wide river meadows, deep ravines and along four lakes, all the way to the Danube. These impressive photos reveal the scenic and cultural treasures along the River Traun.

    • Self-sufficiency
      March 2019

      Einfach natürlich

      Selbstgemachtes zum ❤ Riechen ❤ Schmecken ❤ Dekorieren

      by Kern, Doris

      This book is an useful companion during the four seasons and includes 200 do-it-yourself instructions. Herbst, fruits, natural ingrediences right from the garden, woods serve as basis for natural cosmetic products, culinary delights, decoration and household remedies.

    • International relations
      May 2015

      Europa neu denken II

      Mentalitätsgeschichte der Adria – Neugierde und Konflikt als Betriebsgeheimnis

      by Michael Fischer, Johannes Hahn

      If we are to rethink Europe, we first have to decide which Europe we want. The future does not simply happen by itself, without our involvement. It can only assume its shape as a result of our participation, our knowledge or lack of knowledge, our hopes and fears. The individual contributions are revised versions from two conferences that took place in Trieste. Three problem areas are discussed: The Laboratory Europe, European arts, stories, and languages as well as European living environment and space. An important role is thereby played by the dialectics of origin and future, as well as by the creativity resulting from contradictions and synergies.

    • Archaeology
      May 2019

      Felsbilder der Alpen

      Motive im internationalen Vergleich

      by Kauer, Wolfgang

      The book provides a comparison and an explanation of the petrography of the entire Alpine arc. Numerous of the simpler motives have already been used by the cave dwellers in the ice age. In the Maritime Alps there have been found motives from the dried out West Sahara. As for what concerns northern Italy, there has been a strong influence of Reater and Celts.

    • Limnology (freshwater)
      September 2019

      Gebirgswasser, Schnee und Eis

      by Walter, Mooslechner

      Cristal-clear water, directly from the mountains - Austria is known for its high quality drinking water. The author and former ranger Walter Mooslechner shows the importance of water in all its forms, from ice to waterfalls as well as its importance for the whole ecosystem.

    • Walking, hiking, trekking
      March 2019

      GUUTE Wege

      Wanderungen und Ausflugsziele nördlich von Linz

      by Sokoloff, Stephen; Lanz, Walter

      25 enjoyable, "slow-food" hikes through upper Austria, including maps, restaurants on the way and coupons.

    • Sculpture
      October 2019

      Helmuth Gsöllpointner

      universeller Gestalter

      by Redl, Thomas

      Helmuth Gsöllpointner is a renowned Austrian artist, who worked in the field of classical jewelry development as well as sculptural art and art at public places. He developed sculptures over 50 years ans worked as a professor of artistic and industrial design.

    • Motor sports
      July 2019

      Legend Salzburgring

      Tradition meets Innovation

      by Mrazek, Florian T.

      50 years of Salzburgring: Built in 1969 at athe same time as the old Österreichring, the high-speed circuit at Salzburg´s gates was often the scene of legendary slipstream duels and highly dramatic battles in the rain. 50 years of Salzburgring also means victories and defeats, triumphs and tragedies, along with plenty of racing passion. But above all else: motor sports at the highest level. The re-issued and revised anniversary edition of “Legend of Salzburgring” has been supplemented with not just the events of the past five years since the publication of the first book. Rather, it deals with the astonishingly diverse present-day racing circuit – and its future in the fast-moving and extremely challenging 21st century. Because as often in its rich history of ups and downs, Salzburgring is once again facing some important strategic decisions on its 50th birthday. Accordingly, “Legend of Salzburgring” is not just a fascinating look back at the past but also a glimpse ahead of how the next 50 years of this race circuit could be.

    • Motor sports
      July 2019

      Legende Salzburgring

      Tradition mit Innovation

      by Mrazek, Florian T.

      50 years of Salzburgring: Built in 1969 at athe same time as the old Österreichring, the high-speed circuit at Salzburg´s gates was often the scene of legendary slipstream duels and highly dramatic battles in the rain. 50 years of Salzburgring also means victories and defeats, triumphs and tragedies, along with plenty of racing passion. But above all else: motor sports at the highest level. The re-issued and revised anniversary edition of “Legend of Salzburgring” has been supplemented with not just the events of the past five years since the publication of the first book. Rather, it deals with the astonishingly diverse present-day racing circuit – and its future in the fast-moving and extremely challenging 21st century. Because as often in its rich history of ups and downs, Salzburgring is once again facing some important strategic decisions on its 50th birthday. Accordingly, “Legend of Salzburgring” is not just a fascinating look back at the past but also a glimpse ahead of how the next 50 years of this race circuit could be.

    • Walking, hiking, trekking
      May 2015

      Mein Alpe-Adria-Trail

      Time-out statt Burn-out

      by Albenberger, Petra

      Step by step, closer to oneself: In a world driven by speed and pressure to perform, more and more people are proving unable to cope with their living circumstances. The result is depression and burn-out. "How do I get out of this?" Petra Albenberger found the courage simply to pack her bags, take time out and hike from her home in Wals over the Alps and the Grossglockner, through Austria, Slovenia and Italy, right down to the Mediterranean. Countless experiences with people and animals helped her to find the way back to her inner self. A heartening book that can provide an incentive to take the first step, to take courage and make a move – and to be richly rewarded.

    • Mind, Body, Spirit
      February 2019

      Mein Geburtstag

      Lesen.Schreiben.Malen.Wünschen

      by Stögmüller, Nina

      Everything you need to know about birthdays, from the history of celebrating special days to fairy tales for grown ups. The book contains illustrations to colour yourself and diary pages.

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