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  • 1 Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-NüRnberg, Germany
  • | 2 Royal Holloway, University of London, UK
  • | 3 Postdoctoral Researcher, Ghent University, Belgium
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Kerri Andrews, Wanderers: A History of Women Walking (London: Reaktion Books, 2020), 303 pp., £14.99.

Nanny Kim, Mountain Rivers, Mountain Roads: Transport in Southwest China, 1700–1850 (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2019), xxvi, 621 pp, €149/$179

Karen Chapple and Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris, Transit-Oriented Displacement or Community Dividends? (Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2019), 347 pp., 67 black-and-white illustrations, $40.00.

Contributor Notes

Sandra Dinter is a Lecturer in British Literature and Culture at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nürnberg in Germany. She is currently working on a book-length study of female pedestrians in Victorian literature and culture. Email:

Weipin Tsai is Senior Lecturer in Modern Chinese History at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research focuses on modern Chinese postal networks and private courier routes. Email:

Freke Caset is a postdoctoral researcher working at Ghent University. In her doctoral dissertation she developed a planning support tool for transit-oriented development and explored its usefulness in policy and planning circles for the region of Flanders, Belgium. E-mail: