Micronations - The guide to home-made nations

Author(s): George Dunford

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Micronations takes a look at some of the most curious places on the planet. Designed to generate interest in the strange world out there, this is a fully illustrated, humorous mock-guidebook to the nations people create in their own backyards - most of which can be visited (for example, Sealand, an island off the coast of Britain; and Hutt River Province, which seceded from Western Australia in 1970). Bored of visiting the same UN-recognised countries? Ready to explore somewhere unique and perhaps a little wacky? Want to add some really rare stamps to your passport? Then let Lonely Planet's guide to home made nations take you to a bunch of places you've never heard of. Here are countries where the national athem is the sound of a rock being dropped into water, where the currency is pegged to the value of Pilsbury's cookie dough; where the citizens vote in a poodle as president and where if you're lucky, the king will put on a pot of tea when you stop by. Full colour photographs Maps, flags and stamps Contains: Facts and Figures Cultural Information Things to see and do Getting there and away First published September 2006.

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New York Daily News, September 10, 2006
'Sets out all the steps necessary to lay claim to your own sovereign soil.'

General Fields

  • : 9781741047301
  • : Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
  • : Lonely Planet Publications Ltd
  • : August 2006
  • : 197mm X 128mm X 12mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : George Dunford
  • : Paperback
  • : 160