By: Anjan Sundaram

The author of the acclaimed Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo now moves on to Rwanda for a gripping look at a country caught still in political and social unrest, years after the genocide that shocked the world.   Bad News is ...


By: Michael Murphy

By the author of Eat Dat and Fear Dat, a charmingly irreverent guide to the thriving, world-famous music scene in New Orleans One of the first questions visitors to New Orleans often ask is, “Where can I go to hear music?” A better que...


By: Bob Tupper, Ellie Tupper

Drinking In the Culture is the first ever guide to finding, not just good beer, but good beer places, to explore the local brewing cultures of Europe. Each chapter begins with an overview of the history and culture of the city—including it...


By: Bill Porter

To travel upon the Silk Road is to travel through history. Millennia older than California’s Camino Real, and perhaps even a few years senior to the roads of the Roman Empire, the Silk Road is a network of routes stretching from delta towns ...



This volume contains a collection of articles that include both case studies and theoretical insights applicable to the tourism development challenges of tropical coastal and island destinations throughout the world. Topics include the shortcoming...


By: F. T. Cheng

This book, written in the early 1950s by a former Chinese ambassador to London, is a cultured and entertaining view of the gastronomic side of Chinese life. F.T. Cheng sets out to show Westerners that there was a lot more to Chinese food culture t...


By: Levison Wood

The Nile, one of the world’s great rivers, has long been an object of fascination and obsession. From Alexander the Great and Nero, to Victorian adventurers David Livingstone, John Hanning Speke, and Henry Morton Stanley, the river has seduc...


By: Chris Horton, Chris Taylor

In 1997, leaders of the 10 member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plus China, Japan and South Korea attended an informal summit which began the ASEAN+3 cooperation. Since then, the extent of this cooperation has expanded to...



Using a patchwork of words and images from Bangkok’s residents and visitors of yesteryear, this book shares the often untold past of this busy city while shedding light on Thai culture.


By: Jon Falk, Dan Ewald

An inside look at the University of Michigan’s football program from the man who was the team’s equipment manager for more than four decades   Forty years ago, Michigan equipment manager Jon Falk began his legacy, becoming a livin...