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The Resource The city in history : its origins, its transformations, and its prospects, by Lewis Mumford

The city in history : its origins, its transformations, and its prospects, by Lewis Mumford

Label
The city in history : its origins, its transformations, and its prospects
Title
The city in history
Title remainder
its origins, its transformations, and its prospects
Statement of responsibility
by Lewis Mumford
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1895-1990
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mumford, Lewis
Dewey number
301.36
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HT111
LC item number
.M8
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Urbanisme
  • Villes
  • Cities and towns
  • Steden
Label
The city in history : its origins, its transformations, and its prospects, by Lewis Mumford
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-634) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Sanctuary, village, and stronghold -- 2. The crystallization of the city -- 3. Ancestral forms and patterns -- 4. The nature of the ancient city -- 5. Emergence of the polis -- 6. Citizen versus ideal city -- 7. Helleinistic absolutism and urbanity -- 8. Megalopolis into necropolis -- 9. Cloister and community -- 10. Medieval urban housekeeping -- 11. Medieval disruptions, modern anticipations -- 12. The structure of baroque power -- 13. Court, parade, and capital -- 14. Commercial expansion and urban dissolution -- 15. Paleotechnic paradise : Coketown -- 16. Suburbia-and beyond -- 17. The myth of megalopolis -- 18. Retrospect and prospect
Control code
17600496
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 657 pages, 64 pages of plates
Isbn
9780151180110
Lccn
61007689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00964905
  • (OCoLC)964905
Label
The city in history : its origins, its transformations, and its prospects, by Lewis Mumford
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-634) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Sanctuary, village, and stronghold -- 2. The crystallization of the city -- 3. Ancestral forms and patterns -- 4. The nature of the ancient city -- 5. Emergence of the polis -- 6. Citizen versus ideal city -- 7. Helleinistic absolutism and urbanity -- 8. Megalopolis into necropolis -- 9. Cloister and community -- 10. Medieval urban housekeeping -- 11. Medieval disruptions, modern anticipations -- 12. The structure of baroque power -- 13. Court, parade, and capital -- 14. Commercial expansion and urban dissolution -- 15. Paleotechnic paradise : Coketown -- 16. Suburbia-and beyond -- 17. The myth of megalopolis -- 18. Retrospect and prospect
Control code
17600496
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 657 pages, 64 pages of plates
Isbn
9780151180110
Lccn
61007689
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm00964905
  • (OCoLC)964905

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