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The Rough Guide to Cult Pop

Author : Paul Simpson
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This new Rough Guide is devoted to pop music, the tacky, catchy yet enduring music we grew up listening to when we should have been listening to something more profound. We celebrate the hits, the singers, the impresarios and the songs which have made up the soundtrack to our lives. So come along pop pickers, put on your blue suede shoes (or your tartan trousers or puffball skirt, it's your call) and take a stroll down Electric Avenue. Not aarf! Features include: bull; The Stars A celebration of those performers, from Robbie Williams to Andy Williams (and Madonna to Mungo Jerry), who have had us singing along or, in the case of Dean Friedman and Kajagoogoo, left us wondering what the world is coming to.

The Rough Guide to Iceland

Author : David Leffman
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The Rough Guide to Iceland is the ultimate guidebook to one of Europe's most exciting destinations. Features include: - Full-colour section introducing Iceland's highlights. - Comprehensive coverage of all the attractions, from cosmopolitan Reykjavik to the coastal villages of the southeast and the wilderness of the Hornstandir Peninsula. - Insider's review's of the best places to eat, stay and drink, plus how to enjoy the country on any budget. - Practical tips on a host of activities, from whitewater rafting to whale watching and crossing the uninhabited interior. - Maps and plans for every region.

The Rough Guide to Los Angeles

Author : Jeff Dickey
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Fully updated, this irreverent guide to the City of Angels focuses on both the major tourist destinations as well as lesser-known gems and curiosities. A colour photograph section brings the city's highlights to life, from the Hollywood Hills to Santa Monica Boulevard. Each chapter gives detailed coverage of each area's attractions, from accommodation and restaurants to galleries, shops, sports activities and child-oriented diversions. There are also feature articles on such subjects as Hollywood, LA on film, architecture and LA people.

The Rough Guide to Montr al

Author : Arabella Bowen
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Montreal and Quebec City are like outposts of European culture in the heart of Canada just hours from the US, distinctively Canadian but with a palpable French spirit. The Rough Guide to Montreal takes you through everything in great detail, providing informative and entertaining accounts of what the city has to offer in terms of attractions, restaurants, accomodation and its vibrant nightlife. There is extensive coverage of Quebec City, as well as the snow-capped peaks of the Laurentian Mountains and Eastern Townships, all accessible day-trips from Montreal. In each chapter there are detailed maps and plans covering every neighbourhood. The contexts section includes a useful French language section and glossary.

Cult Pop Culture How the Fringe Became Mainstream 3 volumes

Author : Bob Batchelor
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This three-volume collection of original essays examines cult pop culture, the often-seedy underbelly of American popular culture. • 60 essays examine cult topics based on linked subject matter • Organization by subject enables readers to quickly find what interests them most • A "Further Reading" section, including websites, films, and multimedia sources, helps readers to delve into cult pop culture topics in greater depth

The Rough Guide to the Loire

Author : James McConnachie
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The brand-new Rough Guide to The Loire is the essential guide to one of France''s most popular regions. A World Heritage Site, The Loire is famed for its soft, fertile countryside and a marvellous parade of châteaux. The main section of the guide has informed accounts of every attraction from the fascinating troglodyte dwellings carved out of rock-faces around Saumur to the compelling gardens at Villandry. The listings tell you where to find the best wines, the tastiest goat''s cheese and the most interesting places to stay. There are maps and plans throughout and a full-colour introductory section listing the author''s favourite ''things not to miss''. In the contexts section there is detailed background on the region''s culture, cuisine, wine, festivals and history.

The Rough Guide to Germany

Author : Gordon McLachlan
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Comprehensive and authoritative, this guide to Germany offers up-to- the-minute details of the ongoing changes caused by reunification, as well as providing information and advice on accommodation, restaurants and sightseeing.

The Rough Guide to Copenhagen

Author : Lone Mouritsen
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This guide to Copenhagen captures all the city's highlights from alternative Christiania to the Museum of Modern Art at Louisiana, in a 16-page introduction. There are informative and revealing accounts of all the attractions, both well-known sights and lesser known local gems. The top restaurants, bars, hotels, guesthouses and pastry shops are uncovered by reviews and full contact details are provided. There are also accounts of several possible day trips including the castle at Helsingor and Hans Christian Andersen's home town of Odense.

The Rough Guide to Britain

Author : Robert Andrews
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The Rough Guide to Britain is the ultimate insiders' handbook to England, Wales and Scotland. The full-colour introduction brings the countries' highlights to life, from the Eden Project in Cornwall to Edinburgh's Royal Mile. The authors provide lively accounts of every sight from the latest attractions such as the Cardiff Bay area and Gateshead's Baltic Centre to established landmarks from the Tower of London to Edinburgh Castle. For every town and region there are lively reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, to suit all pockets and with accompanying maps pinpointing each location. There's also practical tips on exploring the great British countryside from the rugged Pembrokeshire coastline to the picturesque valleys of the Yorkshire Dales.

The Rough Guide to Canada

Author : Tim Jepson
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THE ROUGH GUIDE TO CANADA is the definitive handbook to this diverse country. Features include: Full-colour section introducing Canada's highlights. Detailed accounts of the big cities and small towns, from cosmopolitan Toronto and atmospheric Québec City to the Gold Rush-era relies of the Yukon. Discriminating reviews of hundreds of hotels, restaurants, bars and clubs to suit all tastes and budgets. Practical advice on a range of activities, from hiking and skiing in Banff to fishing and sailing in the Maritime Provinces. Expert background on Canada's history, wildlife and its aboriginal peoples. Maps and plans covering the entire country.