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City Squares: Eighteen Writers on the Spirit and Significance of Squares Around the World
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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Atlas of Lost Cities: A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations
Atlas of Lost Cities: A Travel Guide to Abandoned and Forsaken Destinations

Aude Grouard de Tocqueville · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Pages: 142
Format: Print book

Like humans, cities are mortal. They are born, they thrive, and they eventually die. In Atlas of Lost Cities, Aude de Tocqueville tells the compelling narrative of the rise and fall of such notable places as Pompeii, Teotihuacán, and Angkor. She also details the less well known places,...
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Top 10 Copenhagen
Top 10 Copenhagen

Antonia Cunningham · DK Eyewitness Travel; Fol Lam Pa edition
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 Copenhagen is your pocket guide to the very best of Denmark's capital. Copenhagen is spectacular, and you'll experience the best of it with our Top 10 Travel...
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Top 10 England's Lake District
Top 10 England's Lake District

DK Publishing · DK Eyewitness Travel; Fol Pap/Ma edition
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Top 10 England's Lake District is your pocket guide to the very best of this beautiful area of the United Kingdom. Get inspired at England's Lake District! Our Top 10 Travel...
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National Geographic Walking Paris, 2nd Edition: The Best of the City
National Geographic Walking Paris, 2nd Edition: The Best of the City

Pas Paschali · National Geographic Soc
Pages: 192
Format: Print book

See the delights of Paris with 15 carefully curated itineraries, written by an expert travel writer, that showcase the city's best sights. Fun features include in-depth looks at major icons, "best of" lists of quintessential things to see and do, and insider information full...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sicily
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sicily

DK Publishing · DK Eyewitness Travel
Format: Print book

DK Eyewitness Travel Guides: the most maps, photography, and illustrations of any guide. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Sicily is your in-depth guide to the very best of Sicily. From the best shops and markets to spectacular areas of natural beauty, make the most of your trip to Sicily with...
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Full Moon over Noah's Ark: An Odyssey to Mount Ararat and Beyond
Full Moon over Noah's Ark: An Odyssey to Mount Ararat and Beyond

Rick Antonson · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 382
Format: Print book

Acclaimed travel writer Rick Antonson sets his adventurous compass on Mount Ararat, exploring the region's long history, religious mysteries, and complex politics.Mount Ararat is the most fabled mountain in the world. For millennia this massif in eastern Turkey has been rumored as the resting...
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Moon Tennessee
Moon Tennessee

Margaret Littman · Avalon Travel
Pages: 560
Format: Print book

Nashville resident Margaret Littman gives readers an insider's look at the Volunteer State, from the civil war battlefields of Middle Tennessee to Knoxville's World's Fair Park. To help travelers plan their trip, Littman provides unique trip itinerary suggestions, including...
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Frommer's EasyGuide to Tokyo, Kyoto and Western Honshu
Frommer's EasyGuide to Tokyo, Kyoto and Western Honshu

Beth Reiber · FrommerMedia; Fol Pap/Ma edition
Format: Print book

Although it focuses on Tokyo and Kyoto -- the two Japanese cities that most tourists want to visit -- Frommer's EasyGuide to Japan also examines the Japanese locations to which most tourists make day-trips or longer excursions from the two must-sees. Enjoying a far more favorable exchange...
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Frommer's England and Scotland
Frommer's England and Scotland

Stephen Brewer · Frommermedia
Pages: 640
Format: Paperback

The British Isles are the single most popular trans-Atlantic destination for Americans, and an immense body of book-buyers will be the potential audience for this important new travel guide. It incorporates all the elements that have won best-seller status for Frommer's guidebooks:...
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Naked at Lunch: A Reluctant Nudist's Adventures in the Clothing-Optional World
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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Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai Travel Guide
Chiang Mai: Chiang Mai Travel Guide

W. Johnson · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 58
Format: Paperback

Chiang Mai Travel Guide Chiang Mai is one of the most fascinating cities not just in Thailand, but in the whole of Southeast Asia. Bangkok has its neon nightlife and 24/7 buzz, Pattaya and Phuket are home to some of the finest beaches in the world, but Chiang Mai is the spiritual heartland...
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Atlas Of World War II
Atlas Of World War II

Richard Natkiel · Crescent
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

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Kansas City: A Food Biography
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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Archaeology Hotspot Great Britain: Unearthing the Past for Armchair Archaeologists
Archaeology Hotspot Great Britain: Unearthing the Past for Armchair Archaeologists

Donald Henson · Rowman & Littlefield
Pages: 243
Format: Print book

The Archaeology Hotspots series offers reader-friendly and engaging narratives of the archaeology in particular countries. , each book in the series focuses on what has been found and by whom, what the controversies and scandals have been, ongoing projects, and how it all fits into a broader...
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