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Cairo City of Sand
ISBN: PB: 9781861891877, Reaktion Books, May 2004
232 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 36 illus.
Cairo is a 1,400-year-old metropolis whose streets are inscribed with sagas, a place where the pressures of life test people's equanimity to the very limit. Virtually surrounded by desert, sixteen million Cairenes cling to the Nile and each other, pr...
ISBN: PB: 9781861891792, Reaktion Books, June 2003
208 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 60 illus.
Warsaw has an unenviable reputation in the minds of many: often invoked as the epitome of the brutal environment produced by Soviet aesthetics and planning, its name conjures up a grey, faceless world of tower blocks and Orwellian governmental buildi...
Romania Borderland of Europe
ISBN: PB: 9781861891037, Reaktion Books, September 2001
328 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 68 illus.
Romania occupies a unique position on the map of Eastern Europe. It is a country that presents many paradoxes. In this book the pre-eminent Romanian historian Lucian Boia examines his native land's development from the Middle Ages to modern times, de...