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- Travelers' Tales 2010; US$ 23.99
Any attempt at peace must be attended by a knowledge of self,? discovers writer and photographer Mikkel Aaland, who grew up with a bomb shelter for a bedroom, in terror of nuclear war. At the height of the Cold War, Aaland finds himself drawn into a mysterious Shinto priest?s plan to save the world. Traveling from Norway to the Philippines, Iceland... more...
- University Press of Colorado 2012; US$ 27.95
In 1903 the Cody Road opened, leading travelers from Cody, Wyoming, to Yellowstone National Park. Cheyenne photographer J. E. Stimson traveled the route during its first week in existence, documenting the road for the state of Wyoming's contribution to the 1904 World's Fair. His images of now-famous landmarks like Cedar Mountain, the Shoshone River,... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 11.99
Humans of New York meets The French Cat in this carefully cultivated, gorgeous full-color collection featuring New York?s iconic felines and the stories behind them. They inhabit New York City?s most legendary and coziest spots?the Algonquin Hotel, a whiskey distillery, Bleecker Street Records, and a host of yoga studios, bodegas, bookstores,... more...
- Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 22.50
The eccentric, manic, and often moving collaborative explorations of London?s hidden streets, cemeteries, parks, canals, pubs, and personalities by photographer Marc Atkins and writer Iain Sinclair were first recorded in Sinclair?s highly acclaimed 1997 book Lights Out for the Territory , praised in the Guardian as ?one of the most... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 39.99
Photography in Japan 1853-1912 is a fascinating visual record of Japanese culture during its metamorphosis from a feudal society to a modern, industrial nation at a time when the art of photography was still in its infancy. The 350 rare and antique photos in this book, most of them published here for the first time, chronicle the introduction of... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99
This fascinating Japanese photography book features over 140 images taken between 1853 and 1905 by the most important local and foreign photographers then working in Japan. Almost one-fourth of the images are hand colored, superb examples of a rich art form long since vanished. The Japan of this book too has disappeared, but author and compiler... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2005; US$ 29.95
Regarded as the "crown jewel of the Himalayas," the Kingdom of Bhutan is the last remaining independent country to support Buddhism as the official state religion. Photographed over the course of three years, Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon transports us to colorful festivals and religious traditions, continuing to the remote communities along... more...
- LSU Press 2011; US$ 30.00
In two hundred color photographs of architecture, landscapes, wildlife, and artifacts, Gould portrays the rich history still visible in the area, while Brasseaux?s engagingly written narrative covers the eighteenth- and nineteenth-century story of settlement and development in the region. Brasseaux brings the story up to date, recounting devastating... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 57.95
Tourism Reassessed: Blight or blessing? provides a balanced assessment of the effects of tourism on 20th century life and evaluates its significance in international relations. Inspired by Sir George Young's book, Tourism: Blessing or blight?, published 25 years ago, this book places tourism firmly within its wider context. Tourism Reassessed... more...
- The Columba Press 2010; US$ 8.99
Monaghan-born Patrick Kavanagh (1904-67) is one of the major figures in modern Irish poetry. In Kavanagh Country, writer P.J Browne and photographer Dave Maher trace Kavanagh?s journey in words and pictures from his formative rural years to his relocation and dislocation in Dublin, a man often at odds with himself and his surroundings, his peers. more...