Cities of the World: A History in Maps

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Peter Whitfield's latest work, "Cities of the World" is a fascinating and original look at the world's greatest cities, as he traces their historic form and special character through the city maps and panoramic views produced over the centuries. Illustrating the classical city-state, the medieval fortress, the baroque capital and the industrial metropolis, the images show how the architectural form and the social life of our cities have been shaped - not only by their geographical setting, but also by religion, royal power, ...

Cities of the World: A History in Maps 2005, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

ISBN-13: 9780520247253

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Cities of the World: A History in Maps 2005, The British Library Publishing Division, London

ISBN-13: 9780712348683

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