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Title:
Preserving the world's great cities : the destruction and renewal of the historic metropolis
Author:
Tung, Anthony M.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Clarkson Potter, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
469 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The century of destruction -- The city that devoured its glory : imperial and Renaissance Rome -- The city that rewrote its past : Fascist and modern Rome -- The heritage of war : Warsaw -- The tragedy of the megacity : Cairo -- Ideological conflict with the past : Moscow and Beijing -- Preservation and economic justice : Singapore -- Preservation and social conscience : Amsterdam and Vienna -- The city of the gods besieged : Athens -- The comprehensible urban visage : London and Paris -- Tourism versus the habitable city : Venice -- Politics and preservation in the modern metropolis : New York -- Reversing the culture of destruction : Kyoto -- The city redeemed : Berlin, Moscow, New York, and Mexico City -- The city as a living museum : Charleston and Jerusalem.
ISBN:
9780517701485
Format :
Book