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The City : A Global History (Modern Library Chronicles): Kotkin, Joel: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
书籍资料
The City : A Global History (Modern Library Chronicles)
The City : A Global History (Modern Library Chronicles)
作者: Kotkin, Joel
出版社 : Modern Library
出版日期 : 2006/10
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780375756511

BookWeb售价 : MYR 66.55
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书籍简介
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A14620000
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Review:
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Table of Contents
 
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS                                    IX
PREFACE                                            XV
INTRODUCTION: PLACES SACRED, SAFE, AND BUSY        XIX
CHRONOLOGY                                         XXIII
PART ONE ORIGINS: THE RISE OF CITIES IN A
GLOBAL CONTEXT
  CHAPTER ONE: SACRED ORIGINS                      3    (6)
  CHAPTER TWO: PROJECTIONS OF POWER-THE RISE OF    9    (4)
  THE IMPERIAL CITY
  CHAPTER THREE: THE FIRST COMMERCIAL CAPITALS     13   (6)
PART TWO CLASSICAL CITIES IN EUROPE
  CHAPTER FOUR: THE GREEK ACHIEVEMENT              19   (8)
  CHAPTER FIVE: ROME-THE FIRST MEGACITY            27   (8)
  CHAPTER SIX: THE ECLIPSE OF THE CLASSICAL CITY   35   (8)
PART THREE THE ORIENTAL EPOCH
  CHAPTER SEVEN: THE ISLAMIC ARCHIPELAGO           43   (9)
  CHAPTER EIGHT: CITIES OF THE MIDDLE KINGDOM      52   (6)
  CHAPTER NINE: OPPORTUNITY LOST                   58   (7)
PART FOUR WESTERN CITIES REASSERT THEIR PRIMACY
  CHAPTER TEN: EUROPE'S URBAN RENAISSANCE          65   (10)
  CHAPTER ELEVEN: CITIES OF MAMMON                 75   (10)
PART FIVE THE INDUSTRIAL CITY
  CHAPTER TWELVE: THE ANGLO-AMERICAN URBAN         85   (12)
  REVOLUTION
  CHAPTER THIRTEEN: INDUSTRIALISM AND ITS          97   (14)
  DISCONTENTS
PART SIX THE MODERN METROPOLIS
  CHAPTER FOURTEEN: THE SEARCH FOR A "BETTER       111  (6)
  CITY"
  CHAPTER FIFTEEN: SUBURBIA TRIUMPHANT             117  (9)
  CHAPTER SIXTEEN: THE POSTCOLONIAL DILEMMA        126  (11)
  CHAPTER SEVENTEEN: "QUEENS OF THE FURTHER        137  (10)
  EAST"
CONCLUSION: THE URBAN FUTURE                       147  (14)
NOTES                                              161  (38)
SUGGESTED READING                                  199  (8)
INDEX                                              207