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The Liquid Continent Volume III: Istanbul: A Mediterranean Trilogy

 
 
Author
Nicholas Woodsworth.
Publisher Armchair Traveller  
Format hardcover
Product Dimensions 6.6 x 5 x 1 inches
ISBN 9781905791583
Pages/Publication Date 242/2008
Daedalus Item Code 40225
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Setting out from Venice to complete his circumnavigation of the Mediterranean, in this third and final book of the Liquid Continent trilogy, Nicholas Woodsworth again takes the road less traveled, through Albania towards the Aegean archipelago, visiting Lesbos and the Dardanelles on the way to Istanbul. He installs himself in a former Benedictine monastery overlooking the Golden Horn and begins exploring the social life of a city that was once the capital of a vast and multiethnic empire. Woodsworth meets a diverse range of citizens, from fishermen of the Bosphorus to the remnants of the port-city's Greek and Armenian communities, and finds in today's Istanbul a city that offers solutions to the future of globalization. "Wherever you look in the Mediterranean, life is basically the same. I don't mean in the hinterland or in the capitals lying far in the interior—their agendas are different. I mean the people and ports on the sea itself." Once the staff travel writer for London's Weekend Financial Times, Woodsworth realized that the Mediterranean was far more than an empty space surrounded by Europe, Asia, and Africa on the map, and in this charming, anecdotal book, he makes us see it as well. "This sea has its own cities, its own life, its own way of being. Jean Cocteau loved the Mediterranean. Of all the world's continents, he said, it is the only one that is liquid."
 
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