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For most people, the art of survival is all about how to cope when deprived of the comforts of home – finding food and building shelter in the wilderness, for instance – but there is quite a different set of survival skills required for city living. With danger seeming to lurk around every street corner, coping with the potential threats of a busy and unfamiliar city can pose a real challenge to the uninitiated.
How to Survive in the City is an informative guide to overcoming the challenges of urban living, offering the reader a variety of tips and advice on how to be streetwise and overcome everyday problems – including how to prevent muggings and avoid confrontations, how to unlock your house and car without keys, how to escape a burning building, how to negotiate public transport, road safety measures, and being alert to terrorist activities.
Complete with more than 120 black-and-white illustrations that complement the text, this book is the perfect companion to surviving city life, whether you are a seasoned urban dweller or merely a day visitor.

Format: 240 x 189mm (9 1/2 x 7 1/2") pb
Extent: 192pp
Illustrations: 120 b/w a/ws
Text: 60000 words
ISBN: 9781782745372
Previously published in hb as The Handbook of Urban Survival

Author details:

Chris McNab is a wilderness expert, military specialist and author of over 20 survival publications, including How to Survive Anything, Anywhere, Living off the Land, and SAS Training Manual: Endurance Techniques. He holds a PhD from the University of Wales and lives in south Wales, UK. Joanna Rabiger is a writer and film editor/producer based in Austin, Texas. She is the author of Daily Prison Life and Government Intelligence Agencies.