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- DescriptionLike 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 table places as Pompeii, Teotihuacan, and Angkor. She also details the less well kwn, including Centralia, an abandoned Pennsylvania town consumed by unquenchable underground fire; Nova Citas de Kilamba in Angola, where housing, schools, and stores were built for 500,000 people that never came; and Epecuen, a tourist town in Argentina w swallowed up by water. Original artwork shows the location of the lost cities, as well as a depiction of how they looked when they thrived.
- Author BiographyAude de Tocqueville is an award-winning cultural heritage and history author who has written more than 20 books. She lives in France.
- Author(s)Aude de Tocqueville
- PublisherBlack Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
- Date of Publication28/04/2016
- SubjectTravel Writing
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintBlack Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
- Content NoteIllustrated throughout
- Weight778 g
- Width187 mm
- Height267 mm
- Spine21 mm
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