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London City of Cities
ISBN: HB: 9781789142181, Reaktion Books, June 2020
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 60 in colour
City of cities, the modern world's first great metropolis, London has shaped everything from clothing to youth culture. It has a unique place in the world's memory, even as its role has changed from the capital of the planet to its playground, and as...
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Madrid Midnight City
ISBN: HB: 9781789142198, Reaktion Books, March 2020
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 105 illus., 75 in colour
Spain's top city for tourism, Madrid attracts more than six million visitors a year. Helen Crisp and Jules Stewart relate the story of a city and its people through the centuries, while their carefully curated listings give a nod to well-known attrac...
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Mexico City Cradle of Empires
ISBN: HB: 9781789140736, Reaktion Books, May 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 107 illus., 75 in colour
Mexico City has always been a seat of empire. In its grandiose pretentions and sheer swagger, it gives the impression of power exercised over great distances. And yet this power has frequently been contested, lending the city a tough, battle-hardened...
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Chicago From Vision to Metropolis
ISBN: HB: 9781789140002, Reaktion Books, February 2019
208 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 60 in colour
Chicago has been called the "most American of cities" and the "great American city". Not the biggest or the most powerful; neither the richest, prettiest nor best – but the most American. How did it become that? And what does it even mean? At its h...
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Food on the Move Dining on the Legendary Railway Journeys of the World
ISBN: HB: 9781789140071, Reaktion Books, February 2019
256 pp., 25x19 cm, 150 illus., 100 in colour
All aboard for a delicious ride on nine legendary railway journeys! Meals associated with train travel have been an important aspect of railway history for more than a century – from dinners in dining cars to lunches at station buffets to foods purch...
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Prague Crossroads of Europe
ISBN: HB: 9781789140095, Reaktion Books, December 2018
280 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 100 illus., 70 in colour
Thirty years ago Prague was a closed book to most Westerners. Today it is Europe's fifth most-visited city, surpassed only by London, Paris, Istanbul and Rome. With a stunning natural location on the Vltava river and a spectacular potpourri of Romane...
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San Francisco Instant City, Promised Land
ISBN: HB: 9781780239217, Reaktion Books, May 2018
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 110 illus., 80 in colour
A local rock star once said, "San Francisco is 49 square miles surrounded by reality". Michael Johns's "San Francisco: Instant City, Promised Land" portrays the sensibilities of this small city with an outsized personality. No American city has suc...
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Berlin
ISBN: PB: 9781780237190, Reaktion Books, April 2017
280 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 90 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Berlin is a party in a graveyard. It is Europe's youth capital, and its guilty war conscience. It is a disputed construction site, built on the ruins of regimes. Today's diversity – refugees, immigrants, arty expats, East and West – emerges from a hi...
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Paris
ISBN: PB: 9781780237466, Reaktion Books, April 2017
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm, 90 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Explore behind the tourist facade of the world's most visited city. In this book, Paris-based writer and Invisible Paris blogger Adam Roberts provides a concise and informative portrait of the iconic metropolis. He uncovers the story of how a provinc...
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History of Myanmar since Ancient Times Traditions and Transformations
ISBN: PB: 9781780231723, Reaktion Books, August 2013
328 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 55 black&white illus.
In "A History of Myanmar" since Ancient Times, Michael Aung-Thwin and Maitrii Aung-Thwin take us from the sacred stupas of the plains of Pagan to grand, colonial-era British mansions, revealing the storied past and rich culture of this country. The b...
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