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A history of future cities, Daniel Brook

Label
A history of future cities
Title
A history of future cities
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Brook
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Brook, Daniel
Dewey number
307.76
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
Label
A history of future cities, Daniel Brook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-427) 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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 457 pages
Isbn
9780393078121
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012045556
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)783163473
Label
A history of future cities, Daniel Brook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-427) 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
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 457 pages
Isbn
9780393078121
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012045556
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)783163473

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