Political unrest keeps borders and maps fluid, but as British academic Bonnett points out, landmasses change just as often as ideologies do; seas swallow and regurgitate islands, entire cities are abandoned. Unruly overflows with amazing examples of the world’s hidden places, but the most fascinating narratives — like the one about the ancient tunnel system that still lurks beneath Turkey — get short shrift. B
UNRULY PLACES: LOST SPACES, SECRET CITIES, AND OTHER INSCRUTABLE GEOGRAPHIES Alastair Bonnett
Genre: Nonfiction; Author: Alastair Bonnett; Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Posted July 19 2014 — 12:00 AM EDT
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