Metropolis: Centre and Symbol of Our Times


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From its emergence at the end of the 18th century, the "modern" way of life has been closely associated with the growth of great cities. The essays in this collection represent attempts to understand the nature of the metropolis and its relationship with modern life in general. The book includes both classic and contemporary works of sociological theory, literary and architectural criticism, ethnography, polemics and historical work. In addition to general works on the social and psychological nature of urbanism, the book ...

Metropolis: Centre and Symbol of Our Times 1994, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke

ISBN-13: 9780333621264