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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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brook, Daniel
Dewey number
307.76
Index
index present
LC call number
HT111
LC item number
.B76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
Label
A history of future cities, Daniel Brook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-402) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Maps -- 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, 1979-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 -- Notes -- Bibliographic note -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 457 pages
Isbn
9780393078121
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012045556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky253270231
  • (OCoLC)783163473
  • 865177
Label
A history of future cities, Daniel Brook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-402) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Maps -- 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, 1979-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 -- Notes -- Bibliographic note -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xi, 457 pages
Isbn
9780393078121
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012045556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky253270231
  • (OCoLC)783163473
  • 865177

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