657 pages. Softcover. Brand new book. HISTORY. This classic study of urban form outlines an order integrating technical facilities with biological needs and social norms rather than accepting the tendencies to congestion, sprawl and social disintegration. Includes many pictures. (Key Words: Cultural History, Cities, Urban, Metropolitan, Biology, Organization, Lewis Mumford).
New. The city's development from ancient times to the modern age. Winner of the National Book Award. 'One of the major works of scholarship of the twentieth century' (Christian Science Monitor). Index; illustrations.
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