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Iconicon: A Journey Around the Landmark Buildings of Contemporary Britain

Grindrod, John
They are both symbols of the ways we have lived, and reminders of the political, financial and social forces that have shaped our modern landscape. In Iconicon, John Grindrod takes us on a captivating journey around these landmark buildings, from 1980 to the present day.
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Shadowlands: A Journey Through Lost Britain

Green, Matthew
Whether evoking the Atlantis myth or Romantic ruins, an ancient Roman metropolis or the modern coastline, Shadowlands peers through the cracks of history at Britain's secret landscape.
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And Still I Rise

Lawrence, Doreen
In the end, long after the case against the five suspects had been dropped, the government had to give in to mounting pressure and hold a public inquiry, which became the most explosive in British legal history. These facts leave the reader unprepared for Doreen Lawrence's own story of her son's murder.
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The Faber Book of Utopias

Carey, John (ed)
An experienced and imaginative anthologist, editor of The Faber Book of Reportage and The Faber Book of Science, Carey has gathered together a vast range of texts from Ancient Egypt to modern California, the authors of which, in different ways, attempt to describe a better world than our own.
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The Other Paris: An illustrated journey through a city's poor and Bohemian past

Sante, Luc
Paris, the City of Light, the city of fine dining, seductive couture and intellectual hauteur, was until fairly recently always accompanied by its shadow: the city of the poor, the outcast, the criminal, the eccentric, the wilfully nonconforming.
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British Architects and Craftsmen: Taste, Design and Style 1600 to 1830

Sitwell, Sacheverell
'The genius of English architecture is the glory of England, second only to the printed word.'Thus Sacheverell Sitwell (younger brother of Edith and Osbert Sitwell) concludes British Architects and Craftsmen, an absorbing survey of taste, design, and style from 1600 to 1830, first published to great critical acclaim in 1945.
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The Pinecone

Losh: Uglow J
In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical church in Victorian England. The church is a dramatic rendering of the power of myth and the great natural cycles of life and death and rebirth. Sarah's story is also that of her radical family - friends of Wordsworth and Coleridge;
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The Idea of a Town: The Anthropology of Urban Form in Rome, Italy and the Ancient World

Rykwert J
The basic institutions of the town, its walls and gates, its central shrines and its forum are all of them part of a pattern to which the rituals and the myths that accompanied them provide clues.
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