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The Urban Sea: Cities of the Mediterranean

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The Mediterranean is an urban sea. Some of the world's most famous cities are clustered in this remarkably compact area. They have extraordinary stories to tell. From the earliest stirrings of civilization in the region to the Arab Spring these coastal cities have been on the frontline of change. Little has passed them by. Their histories are often measured in millennia, ...more
Paperback, 364 pages
Published May 1st 2013 by Blue Gecko Books
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Nicki Markus
May 26, 2013 Nicki Markus rated it really liked it
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The Urban Sea is an interesting read that considers the history and legacy of some of the Mediterranean cities. The book is split into regions, each focusing on three cities with descriptions of their history, their influence and their place within the region.

The Urban Sea is a fascinating blend of travel guide and history book, illustrated with a number of black and white photographs that add life to each city description.

Some of the cities interested me more than others, but all are described
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