- Häftad (Paperback)
- Antal sidor
- OUP Oxford
- Clark, Peter (ed.)
- Black & white illustrations
- 241 x 170 x 51 mm
- Antal komponenter
- 1566 g
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Gratis frakt inom Sverige över 159 kr för privatpersoner.In 2008 for the first time the majority of the planet's inhabitants lived in cities and towns. Becoming globally urban has been one of mankind's greatest collective achievements over time. Written by leading scholars, this is the first detailed survey of the world's cities and towns from ancient times to the present day.
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Jeremy Black, History Today This is no mere handbook, but a most valuable addition to what is proving to be an impressive series.
J.F.Bauman, CHOICE A must acquisition by any college or university library ... Essential.
Peter Clark was until recently Professor of European Urban History at the University of Helsinki. Educated at Oxford he was the first director (1985) of the Centre for Urban History at the University of Leicester where he remains Visiting Professor. In 1989 he helped found the European Association for Urban History and he has published or edited over 20 books on urban, social, cultural and environmental history. In 2010 he received an honorary degree from Stockholm University.
PART I: EARLY CITIES ; PART II: PRE-MODERN CITIES ; PART III: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY CITIES