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Book Review: Becoming Jane Jacobs by Peter L. Laurence

With the publication of The Death and Life of Great American Cities in 1961 and her famous battle against New […]

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    Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Book Review: Slums on Screen: World Cinema and the Planet of Slums by Igor Krstić

Nearly one billion people reside in slums around the globe, but how has this reality been depicted on the […]

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    Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Reading List: Recommended Reads on Brazilian Politics, History and Culture for the 2016 Rio Olympics

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Tonight is the opening ceremony of the 2016 Rio […]

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    Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Book Review: Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London by Matthew Beaumont

Nightwalking: A Nocturnal History of London offers a literary portrait of nighttime London, the writers who have wandered the […]

Book Review: London’s Boroughs at 50 by Tony Travers

On 1 April 1965, a new system of city government was introduced to London, resulting in the birth of […]

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    Book Review: The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity by Johnny Rodger

Book Review: The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity by Johnny Rodger

In The Hero Building: An Architecture of Scottish National Identity, Johnny Rodger explores the role that commemorative monumental structures […]

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    Book Review: Suburban Urbanities: Suburbs and the Life of the High Street edited by Laura Vaughan

Book Review: Suburban Urbanities: Suburbs and the Life of the High Street edited by Laura Vaughan

Suburban Urbanities: Suburbs and the Life of the High Street, edited by Laura Vaughan, seeks to redress the lack […]

Monthly Roundup Special: LSE Lit Fest 2016 In Review

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Missed any of February 2016’s LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival? This year’s event, which ran between Monday 22nd […]

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    LSE Lit Fest 2016 Book Review: You Don’t Have to Live Like This by Benjamin Markovits

LSE Lit Fest 2016 Book Review: You Don’t Have to Live Like This by Benjamin Markovits

In You Don’t Have to Live Like This, a novel by Benjamin Markovits, disenchanted academic Greg Marnier is given […]

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    LSE Lit Fest 2016 Book Review: Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain’s Village Utopias by Jacqueline Yallop

LSE Lit Fest 2016 Book Review: Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain’s Village Utopias by Jacqueline Yallop

In Dreamstreets: A Journey Through Britain’s Village Utopias, Jacqueline Yallop takes readers on a tour of Britain’s historical ‘model villages’, providing […]

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    Book Review: Urban Neighborhoods in a New Era: Revitalization Politics in the Postindustrial City edited by Clarence N. Stone and Robert P. Stoker

Book Review: Urban Neighborhoods in a New Era: Revitalization Politics in the Postindustrial City edited by Clarence N. Stone and Robert P. Stoker

In the edited collection Urban Neighborhoods in a New Era: Revitalization Politics in the Postindustrial City, Clarence N. Stone […]

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    Book Review: This is London: Life and Death in the World City by Ben Judah

Book Review: This is London: Life and Death in the World City by Ben Judah

In This is London: Life and Death in the World City, journalist Ben Judah returns to the city in […]

Book Review: What is Urban History? by Shane Ewen

In What is Urban History?, Shane Ewen provides an enjoyable, coherent and informative primer on the importance of urban […]

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    Book Review: Roads: An Anthropology of Infrastructure and Expertise by Penny Harvey and Hannah Knox

Book Review: Roads: An Anthropology of Infrastructure and Expertise by Penny Harvey and Hannah Knox

In Roads: An Anthropology of Infrastructure and Expertise, Penny Harvey and Hannah Knox not only show why roads matter, […]

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    Book Review: Happiness and Place: Why Life is Better Outside of the City by Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

Book Review: Happiness and Place: Why Life is Better Outside of the City by Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn

In Happiness and Place: Why Life is Better Outside of the City, Adam Okulicz-Kozaryn challenges the assumption that urban […]

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