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Americans Against the City: Anti-Urbanism in the Twentieth Century

ISBN : 9780199973668

Price(incl.tax): 
¥5,995
Author: 
Steven Conn
Pages
392 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 236 mm
Pub date
Oct 2014
It is a paradox of American life that we are a highly urbanized nation filled with people deeply ambivalent about urban life. In this provocative and sweeping book, historian Steven Conn explores the ... Read more

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Amnesiopolis: Modernity, Space, and Memory in East Germany

ISBN : 9780198732266

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¥10,043
Author: 
Eli Rubin
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Feb 2016
Amnesiopolis explores the construction of Marzahn, the largest prefabricated housing project in East Germany, built on the outskirts of East Berlin in the 1970s and 1980s, and touted by the regime as ... Read more

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Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

ISBN : 9780199975525

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¥3,069
Author: 
Andrew Ross
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
155 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jun 2013
Phoenix, Arizona is one of America's fastest growing metropolitan regions. It is also its least sustainable one, sprawling over a thousand square miles, with a population of four and a half million, m ... Read more

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Bird on Fire: Lessons from the World's Least Sustainable City

ISBN : 9780199828265

Price(incl.tax): 
¥4,301
Author: 
Andrew Ross
Pages
312 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jan 2011
Phoenix, Arizona is one of America's fastest growing metropolitan regions. It is also its least sustainable one, sprawling over a thousand square miles, with a population of four and a half million, m ... Read more

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Black Citymakers: How the Philadelphia Negro Changed Urban America

ISBN : 9780199948130

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¥5,995
Author: 
Marcus Anthony Hunter
Pages
304 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
163 x 242 mm
Pub date
Apr 2013
W.E.B. DuBois immortalized Philadelphia's Black Seventh Ward neighborhood, one of America's oldest urban black communities, in his 1899 sociological study The Philadelphia Negro. In the century after ... Read more

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Boom Cities: Architect Planners and the Politics of Radical Urban Renewal in 1960s Britain

ISBN : 9780198836407

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¥11,869
Author: 
Otto Saumarez Smith
Pages
208 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
138 x 216 mm
Pub date
Mar 2019
Boom Cities is the first published history of the profound transformations of British city centres in the 1960s. It has often been said that urban planners did more damage to Britain's cities than eve ... Read more

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Building Mid-Republican Rome: Labor, Architecture, and the Urban Economy

ISBN : 9780190878788

Price(incl.tax): 
¥13,090
Author: 
Seth Bernard
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Oct 2018
Building Mid-Republican Rome offers a holistic treatment of the development of the Mid-Republican city from 396 to 168 BCE. As Romans established imperial control over Italy and beyond, the city itsel ... Read more

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Building the Skyline: The Birth and Growth of Manhattan's Skyscrapers

ISBN : 9780199344369

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¥8,162
Author: 
Jason M. Barr
Pages
456 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Jul 2016
The Manhattan skyline is one of the great wonders of the modern world. But how and why did it form? Much has been written about the city's architecture and its general history, but little work has exp ... Read more

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Coming Home to New Orleans: Neighborhood Rebuilding After Katrina

ISBN : 9780199945511

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¥5,995
Author: 
Karl F. Seidman
Pages
408 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 238 mm
Pub date
Apr 2013
Coming Home to New Orleans documents grassroots rebuilding efforts in New Orleans neighborhoods after hurricane Katrina, and draws lessons on their contribution to the post-disaster recovery of cities ... Read more

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Comparing Cities: The Middle East and South Asia

ISBN : 9780195474985

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¥2,915
Author: 
Kamran Asdar Ali; Martina Rieker
Pages
372 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
164 x 248 mm
Pub date
May 2010
These articles seek to highlight the changing social dynamics in Middle Eastern and South Asian cities. The comparative framework builds on a shared history of the colonial encounter, modernity, natio ... Read more

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