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Author Kotkin, Joel.

Title The city : a global history / Joel Kotkin.

Imprint New York : Modern Library, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  307.7609 K848c 2005    ---  Available
Description xxix, 218 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Modern Library chronicles
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : places sacred, safe, and busy -- Origins : the rise of cities in a global context -- Classical cities in Europe -- The Oriental epoch -- Western cities reassert their primacy -- The industrial city -- The modern metropolis -- Conclusion : the urban future.
Subject Cities and towns -- History.
Sociology, Urban.
ISBN 0679603360

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