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The Streets of Paris: A Guide to the City of Light Following in the Footsteps of Famous Parisians Throughout History

SUSAN CAHILL · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 320
Format: Paperback

From the author of Hidden Gardens of Paris, The Streets of Paris is Susan Cahill's wonderfully unique guide to present-day Paris following in the footsteps of famous Parisians through the last 800 years.For hundreds of years, the City of Light has set the stage for larger-than-life characters...
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Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist's Adventures in the Clothing-Optional World

Mark Haskell Smith · Grove Press
Format: Hardcover

People have been getting naked in public for reasons other than sex for centuries. But as novelist and narrative journalist Mark Haskell Smith shows in Naked at Lunch, being a nudist is more complicated than simply dropping trou. "Nonsexual social nudism," as it's called,...
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South Toward Home: Travels in Southern Literature

Margaret Eby · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A literary travelogue into the heart of classic Southern literature.What is it about the South that has inspired so much of America's greatest literature? And why, when we think of Flannery O'Connor or William Faulkner or Harper Lee, do we think of them not just as writers, but as Southern...
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National Geographic Walking Istanbul: The Best of the City

Tristan Rutherford · National Geographic Society
Pages: 191
Format: Print book

See the best of Istanbul with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide, written by a seasoned travel writer, conjures the spirit of the place...
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Journeys of a Lifetime, Second Edition: 500 of the World's Greatest Trips

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC. · National Geographic
Pages: 416
Format: Hardcover

Featuring 120 new destinations, this best-selling inspirational travel guide reveals 500 celebrated and lesser-known destinations around the globe, from ocean cruises in Antarctica to horse treks in the Andes. Completely revised and updated for its 10th anniversary.Compiled from the favorite...
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Black Dragon River: A Journey Down the Amur River at the Borderlands of Empires

Dominic Ziegler · Penguin Press
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

Black Dragon River is a personal journey down one of Asia's great rivers that reveals the region's essential history and culture. The world's ninth largest river, the Amur serves as a large part of the border between Russia and China. As a crossroads for the great empires of Asia,...
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Kansas City: A Food Biography

Andrea Broomfield · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 238
Format: Print book

While some cities owe their existence to lumber or oil, turpentine or steel, Kansas City owes its existence to food. From its earliest days, Kansas City was in the business of provisioning pioneers and traders headed west, and later with provisioning the nation with meat and wheat. Throughout...
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In Putin's Footsteps: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia's Eleven Time Zones

Nina Khrushcheva · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In Putin's Footsteps is Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler's unique combination of travelogue, current affairs, and history, showing how Russia's dimensions have shaped its identity and culture through the decades.With exclusive insider status as Nikita Khrushchev's great grand-daughter,...
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City Squares: Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World

Catie Marron · Harpercollins, 2016.
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

In this important collection, eighteen renowned writers, including David Remnick, Zadie Smith, Rebecca Skloot, Rory Stewart, and Adam Gopnik evoke the spirit and history of some of the world's most recognized and significant city squares, accompanied by illustrations from equally distinguished...
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City of Light: The Making of Modern Paris

Rupert Christiansen · Basic Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A sparkling account of the nineteenth-century reinvention of Paris as the most beautiful, exciting city in the world In 1853, French emperor Louis Napoleon inaugurated a vast and ambitious program of public works in Paris, directed by Georges-Eug?ne Haussmann, the prefect of the Seine....
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Discover Alaska: An Introduction to America's Last Frontier

Alaska Northwest Books (Firm) · Alaska Northwest Books
Pages: 64
Format: Paperback

This beautiful photographic guide combines history with contemporary views of Alaskan life.
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National Geographic Walking Milan: The Best of the City

Fabrizia Villa · National Geographic Soc
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

See the best of Milan with this streamlined walking guide, complete with step-by-step itineraries and maps to help you explore the city like a pro and navigate like a local. Created in a handy, take-along format, this guide is written by a seasoned travel writer to help conjure the spirit...
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Lonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria

LONELY PLANET. · Lonely Planet
Pages: 512
Format: Paperback

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet Romania & Bulgaria is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Absorb the vibrant landscape by hiking the Carpathians,...
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Insight Guides Pocket Lanzarote & Fuertaventura

Insight Guides · Insight Guides
Pages: 144
Format: Paperback

Insight Pocket Guides: ideal itineraries and top travel tips in a pocket-sized package. Now with free eBook, and a pull-out map.· Compact, concise, and packed with essential information about Where to Go and What to Do, this is an ideal on-the-move companion when you're exploring Lanzarote...
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Beyond the Map: Unruly Enclaves, Ghostly Places, Emerging Lands and Our Search for New Utopias

Alastair Bonnett · University of Chicago Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

New islands are under construction or emerging because of climate change. Eccentric enclaves and fantastic utopian experiments are multiplying. Once-secret fantasy gardens are cracking open their doors to outsiders. Our world is becoming stranger by the day - and Alastair Bonnett observes...
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