The Resource A history of future cities, Daniel Brook

A history of future cities, Daniel Brook

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A history of future cities
Title
A history of future cities
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Brook
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Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of four cities that reflect a blend of Eastern and Western cultures traces the historical threads connecting St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Dubai while discussing their conflicted embrace of modernity
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DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT111
LC item number
.B76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A history of future cities, Daniel Brook
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: the twenty-first century : an orientation -- New Amsterdam: St. Petersburg, 1703-1825 -- Shanghai race club: Shanghai, 1842-1911 -- Urbs prima in Indis: Bombay, 1857-1896 -- City on spilt blood: St. Petersburg/Petrograd/Leningrad, 1825-1934 -- Great world: Shanghai, 1911-1937 -- The city under progress's feet: Bombay, 1896-1947 -- Closing three windows and opening a fourth -- The two-front war: Leningrad, 1934-1985 -- The dark ages: Shanghai, 1937-1989 -- License-permit Raj: Bombay, 1947-1991 -- The city at the center of the world: Dubai, to 1981 -- From perestroika to Petrolgrad: Leningrad, 1985-St. Petersburg, present -- The head of the dragon: Shanghai, 1989-present -- Slumdogs and millionaires: Bombay 1991-Mumbai, present -- Dubai, Inc. proudly presents the international cityTM : Dubai 1981-present -- Conclusion: glimpses of utopia -- Coda: from windows on the west to windows of the world
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 457 p.
Isbn
9780393078121
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012045556
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)783163473

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