Cities in Civilization: Culture, Innovation and Urban Order

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Peter Hall explores the history of cities and their role in the development of civilization, from the cultural crucibles of Athens in the sixth century BC and Florence in the fifteenth century through the industrial innovations of Manchester, cotton and steam, and Palo Alto, computing, to the city as freeway, Los Angeles.

Cities in Civilization: Culture, Innovation and Urban Order 2006, Orion Publishing Group, London

ISBN-13: 9780753808153

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