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London: City of the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: David Brandon, Alan Brooke
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-06 - Publisher: The History Press

London: City of the Dead is a groundbreaking account of London's dealing with death, covering the afterlife, execution, bodysnatching, murder, fatal disease, spiritualism, bizarre deaths and cemeteries. Taking the reader from Roman London to the 'glorious dead' of the First World War, this is the first systematic look at London's
Life, Death, and Community in Cairo's City of the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 108
Authors: Hassan Ansah
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-11-11 - Publisher: iUniverse

THE CITY OF THE DEAD is a mysterious area of Cairo that many Egyptians are aware of but not intimately connected too. This book provides a historical evolution of a residential cemetery more than four centuries old. Beneath a modern multilane highway lies a vast intricately connected ancient necropolis that
Symphony for the City of the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: M. T. Anderson
Categories: Young Adult Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-22 - Publisher: Candlewick Press

A 2016 YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist National Book Award winner M. T. Anderson delivers a brilliant and riveting account of the Siege of Leningrad and the role played by Russian composer Shostakovich and his Leningrad Symphony. In September 1941, Adolf Hitler’s Wehrmacht surrounded Leningrad
City of the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Daniel Blake
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-26 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Starting over in New Orleans as an FBI agent, Franco Patrese receives a warning from a beautiful woman who is found murdered days later in a style similar to the nineteenth-century ritualistic methods of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau.
Neo-Victorian Cities
Language: en
Pages: 376
Authors: Daniel Blake
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-05 - Publisher: Hotei Publishing

Nineteenth-century metropolises continue to actively haunt present-day cityscapes, informing our kaleidoscopic engagements with postmodern urbanity in aesthetic, affective, and cognitive as well as physical and sensual terms. This volume explores the complex forms of urban representation in neo-Victorian practice.