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Author Hall, Peter Geoffrey.

Title Cities in civilization / Peter Hall.

Imprint New York : Pantheon Books, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  307.7609 H146c 1998    ---  Available
Description xiii, 1169 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references ([1051]-1134) and index.
Contents Bk.1. The city as cultural crucible. Great cities in the golden ages ; The fountainhead, Athens 500-400 B.C. ; The rediscovery of life, Florence 1400-1500 ; The world as stage, London 1570-1620 ; The city as pleasure principle, Vienna 1780-1910 ; The capital of light, Paris 1870-1910 ; The invention of the Twentieth Century, Berlin 1918-1933 ; The key to creativity. -- Bk.2. The city as innovative milieu. The innovative milieu ; The first industrial city, Manchester 1760-1830 ; The conquest of the oceans, Glasgow 1770-1890 ; The pioneer of technopolis, Berlin 1840-1930 ; The mass production of mobility, Detroit 1890-1915 ; The industrialization of information, San Francisco/Palo Alto/Berkeley 1950-1990 ; The state as permanent innovator, Tokyo-Kanagawa 1890-1990 ; The innovative essence. -- Bk.3. The marriage of art and technology. The invention of mass culture ; The dream factory, Los Angeles 1910-1945 ; The soul of the Delta, Memphis 1948-1956 ; The secret of the marriage. -- Bk.4. The establishment of the urban order. The challenge to the urban order ; The imperial capital, Rome 50 BC-AD 100 ; The utiliarian city, London 1825-1900 ; The city of perpetual public works, Paris 1850-1870 ; The apotheosis of the modern, New York 1880-1940 ; The city as freeway, Los Angeles 1900-1980 ; The social democratic utopia, Stockholm 1945-1980 ; The city of capitalism rampant, London 1979-1993 ; The achievement of the urban order. -- Bk.5. The city of the coming golden age.
Subject Cities and towns -- History.
Cities and towns -- Growth -- History.
City and town life.
ISBN 0965086108 (pbk.)
Standard No. NLGGC 201733196
NLGGC 169369390

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