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Visions of the modern city

Visions of the modern city

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Published by Columbia University, Copies from Heyman Center for the Humanities in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns in art.,
  • Cities and towns -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementedited by William Sharpe and Leonard Wallock.
    SeriesProceedings of the Heyman Center for the Humanities
    ContributionsSharpe, William., Wallock, Leonard.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNX650.C66 V57 1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination245 p. :
    Number of Pages245
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2930523M
    LC Control Number84166239

      “City Unseen takes a high-level look at how urban landscapes shape the world.”—Kelly Regan, Next City “The authors take the very long view of urbanizations with this beautiful collection of satellite photos of cities around the world the brightoy colored images for the chapter on agrarian area look like modern art.”—. Visions of the City is a dramatic account of utopian urbanism in the twentieth century. It explores radical demands for new spaces and ways of living, and considers their effects on planning, architecture and struggles to shape urban landscapes. Such visions, it shows, have played a crucial role in informing understandings and imaginings of the modern city. The author critically .

      [T]he book provides an excellent picture of the fragmented and contested visions of modernity that emerged in the city of Oaxaca. It is a contribution to a growing body of literature on the history of regional cities and a welcome addition to the historiography of modern Mexico. American Historical Review - Claudia AgostoniAuthor: Mark Overmyer-Velazquez.   Seeing Georgia: Changing Visions of Tourism in the Modern South investigates how the state transformed itself during the twentieth century from a way station along the route to Florida into a popular tourist destination. It highlights six popular destinations in Georgia and considers questions of access, preservation, and economics.

    Book Description. Writing the City examines and challenges the traditional transatlantic axis of urban modernism, London-Paris-New York, an axis that has often elided the historical importance of other centers that have shaped metropolitan identities and discourses. According to Desmond Harding, James Joyce's internationalist vision of Dublin generates powerful epistemic and . [T]he book provides an excellent picture of the fragmented and contested visions of modernity that emerged in the city of Oaxaca. It is a contribution to a growing body of literature on the history of regional cities and a welcome addition to the historiography of modern Mexico. American Historical Review - Claudia AgostoniPrice: $


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Contents: Introduction --from "great town" to "nonplace urban realm" / William Sharpe and Leonard Wallock --The nature of urbanization / Eric E.

Lampard --Dickens and the city / Philip Collins --The social explorer as anthropologist / Deborah Epstein Nord --Manet and the Paris of Haussmann and Baudelaire /.

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Visions of the Modern City:. Previously published: New York: Columbia University, Includes bibliographical references and index From "Great town" to "Nonplace urban realm": reading the modern city / William Sharpe and Leonard Wallock -- The nature of urbanization / Eric E.

Lampard -- Dickens and the city / Philip Collins -- The social explorer as anthropologist: Victorian Pages: Praise “[Visions of] the Emerald City is a first-rate cultural history of Porfirian Oaxaca and would make an excellent addition to undergraduate and graduate courses on the history of ‘modern’ Mexico.” — Robert M.

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