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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Far and Away: How Travel Can Change the World by Andrew Solomon
    Far and Away: How Travel Can Change the World - by Andrew Solomon

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784700720 | ISBN 10: 178470072x

    In 1991 Andrew Solomon faced down tanks in Moscow with a band of Russian artists protesting the August coup. We find him on the quest for a rare bird in Zambia in 1998, and in Greenland in 2001 researching widespread depression among the Inuit. In 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Most Deliberate Swindle: How Edwardian Fraudsters Pulled the Plug on the Electric Bus... by Mick Hamer
    A Most Deliberate Swindle: How Edwardian Fraudsters Pulled the Plug on the Electric Bus... - by Mick Hamer

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910453421 | ISBN 10: 1910453420

    "That London could have had electric buses a hundred years ago is extraordinary enough, but as Mick Hamer recounts with great panache, the reason it didn’t is even more extraordinary. This is a great tale, expertly told"(Michael Palin) On a war ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daring Women of History: Amelia Earhart by Mike Roussel
    Daring Women of History: Amelia Earhart - by Mike Roussel

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780750979481 | ISBN 10: 0750979488

    A pioneering aviator and advocate of women’s equality, Amelia Earhart was, and continues to be, an inspiration to people the world over. Her fierce determination to break records and push the boundaries of aviation led her to become the first woman ... more

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  • Cover image of book Are Trams Socialist? Why Britain Has No Transport Policy by Christian Wolmar
    Are Trams Socialist? Why Britain Has No Transport Policy - by Christian Wolmar

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781907994562 | ISBN 10: 1907994564

    Transport is key to our daily lives. The transport system is essential to ensure the movement of people and goods, and most of us will use the roads or public transport every day. Vast sums are tied up in it and are spent on trying to resolve the pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Special Deluxe by Neil Young
    Special Deluxe - by Neil Young

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780241971116 | ISBN 10: 024197111x

    Quirky and wonderfully candid, Neil Young's new book of reminiscences is as compelling as his first book.  He returns with more unforgettable stories about his six decades in the music business - but this is not your average rock biography. He c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Down To The Sea In Ships: Of Ageless Oceans and Modern Men by Horatio Clare
    Down To The Sea In Ships: Of Ageless Oceans and Modern Men - by Horatio Clare

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780099526292 | ISBN 10: 0099526298

    Acclaimed nature writer Horatio Clare travels the great oceans on cargo ships, and witnesses the collision of two temperaments: man and the sea Our lives depend on shipping but it is a world which is largely hidden from us. In every lonely corne ... more

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  • Cover image of book Only Planet: A Flight-Free Adventure Around the World by Ed Gillespie
    Only Planet: A Flight-Free Adventure Around the World - by Ed Gillespie

    £14.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780957157385 | ISBN 10: 095715738x

    A flight-free adventure around the world by Ed Gillespie   In an inspirational tale of global adventure, Ed Gillespie takes anything but a plane to circumnavigate the world.   From cargo ships to camels, hitch-hiking to hovercrafts, Ed ... more

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  • Cover image of book Plane Truth: Aviation
    Plane Truth: Aviation's Real Impact on People and the Environment - by Rose Bridger

    £21.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780745330327 | ISBN 10: 0745330320

    As aviation charges ahead to become one of the world's fastest growing industries, with passenger numbers and cargo volumes projected to double in the next 20 years, Plane Truth sounds a highly informed note of scepticism.   Rose Bridger provi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fly and be Damned: What Now for Aviation and Climate Change? by Peter McManners
    Fly and be Damned: What Now for Aviation and Climate Change? - by Peter McManners

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781848139749 | ISBN 10: 1848139748

    Fly and be Damned gets underneath the well-known facts about the unsustainable nature of the aviation industry and argues for fundamental change to our traveling habits.   The first book to transcend the emotional debate between the entrenche ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay by Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyenyi
    Stop Signs: Cars and Capitalism on the Road to Economic, Social and Ecological Decay - by Yves Engler and Bianca Mugyenyi

    £15.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781552663844 | ISBN 10: 1552663841

    In North America, human beings have become enthralled by the automobile: A quarter of our working lives are spent paying for them; communities fight each other for the right to build more of them; our cities have been torn down, remade and planned wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book On the Slow Train: Twelve Great British Railway Journeys by Michael Williams
    On the Slow Train: Twelve Great British Railway Journeys - by Michael Williams

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781848092082 | ISBN 10: 1848092083

    This beautifully-packaged book will take the reader on the slow train to another era when travel meant more than hurrying from one place to the next, the journey meaning nothing but time lost in crowded carriages, condemned by broken timetables. On t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Food Versus Fuel: An Informed Introduction to Biofuels by Frank Rosillo-Calle and Francis X. Johnson (Editors)
    Food Versus Fuel: An Informed Introduction to Biofuels - by Frank Rosillo-Calle and Francis X. Johnson (Editors)

    £17.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848133839 | ISBN 10: 1848133839

    Food versus Fuel presents a high-level introduction to the science and economics behind a well-worn debate, that will debunk myths and provide quality facts and figures for academics and practitioners in development studies, environment studies, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moving People: Sustainable Transport Development by Peter Cox
    Moving People: Sustainable Transport Development - by Peter Cox

    £26.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848130036 | ISBN 10: 1848130031

    The local and global environmental impacts of transport are more apparent than ever before. Moving People provides an attention-grabbing introduction to the problems of transport and the development of sustainable alternatives, focusing on the often ... more

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  • Cover image of book Car Sick: Solutions for Our Car-addicted Culture by Lynne Sloman
    Car Sick: Solutions for Our Car-addicted Culture - by Lynne Sloman

    £10.95   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781903998762 | ISBN 10: 190399876x

    The 21st century is gridlocked. Mass motorisation has ruptured community ties, bankrupted tens of thousands of family shops, and bred a nation of obese children and adults. Politicians stumble from one transport crisis to the next.  Lynn Slom ... more

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  • Cover image of book Railtracks in the Sky (Socialist Renewal, Third Series, No. 3) by Peter Reed
    Railtracks in the Sky (Socialist Renewal, Third Series, No. 3) - by Peter Reed

    £9.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780851246710 | ISBN 10: 0851246710

    Some of the world's largest airlines facing bankruptcy; American consumer groups calling for air transport re-regulation; National Air Traffic Services (NATS) on the verge of collapse only months after privatisation; an 'intensifying crisis' at Londo ... more

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