London (Cities of the World)

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Describes the history, cultural composition, daily life, and points of interest of London.

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Grade 3-7?Lavish, full-color contemporary photographs, accompanied by some historical photos and reproductions of paintings and etchings, capture the essence of Tokyo and London. The texts describe the histories of these two great cities, characteristics of major neighborhoods, significant points of interest, parks, and leisure activities?especially theater, sports, and, in Tokyo, the traditional festivals associated with Shinto and Buddhism. Each slender volume concludes with brief descriptions of famous landmarks, some of which are pictured; a "fast facts" and chronology section; and an adequate map and glossary. Although the texts are occasionally choppy and the layouts sometimes awkward, particularly in Tokyo, these books are good introductions for young travelers and report writers, who may find similar material in encyclopedias to be less accessible. There is, however, much overlap at a similar level with James E. Davis and Sharryl D. Hawke's London and Tokyo (both Steck-Vaughn, 1990), and those titles have more background on history and customs of the countries as a whole.?Diane S. Marton, Arlington County Library, VA
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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[SERIES LAST REVIEWED IN BKL N 1 96, under Kent, Deborah. Gr. 3^-6.]

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R. Conrad Stein
Published by Childrens Pr (1997)
ISBN 10: 0516261223 ISBN 13: 9780516261225
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