The Resource A history of future cities, Daniel Brook

A history of future cities, Daniel Brook

Label
A history of future cities
Title
A history of future cities
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Brook
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An exploration of four cities that reflect a blend of Eastern and Western cultures traces the historical threads connecting St. Petersburg, Shanghai, Mumbai, and Dubai while discussing their conflicted embrace of modernity
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brook, Daniel
Dewey number
307.76
Index
index present
LC call number
HT111
LC item number
.B76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
Label
A history of future cities, Daniel Brook
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-402) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Maps -- Introduction: the twenty-first century : an orientation -- New Amsterdam -- St. Petersburg, 1703-1825 -- Shanghai race club -- Shanghai, 1842-1911 -- Urbs prima in Indis -- Bombay, 1857-1896 -- City on spilt blood -- St. Petersburg/Petrograd/Leningrad, 1825-1934 -- Great world -- Shanghai, 1911-1937 -- The city under progress's feet -- Bombay, 1896-1947 -- Closing three windows and opening a fourth -- The two-front war -- Leningrad, 1934-1985 -- The dark ages -- Shanghai, 1937-1989 -- License-permit Raj -- Bombay, 1947-1991 -- The city at the center of the world -- Dubai, to 1981 -- From perestroika to Petrolgrad -- Leningrad, 1985-St. Petersburg, present -- The head of the dragon -- Shanghai, 1979-present -- Slumdogs and millionaires -- Bombay 1991-Mumbai, present -- Dubai, Inc. proudly presents the international cityTM : Dubai 1981-present -- Conclusion: glimpses of utopia -- Coda: from windows on the west to windows of the world -- Notes -- Bibliographic note -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
457 pages
Isbn
9780393078121
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012045556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2978695-01umb_inst
  • 2831284
  • (Sirsi) i9780393078121
  • (OCoLC)783163473
Label
A history of future cities, Daniel Brook
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-402) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- Maps -- Introduction: the twenty-first century : an orientation -- New Amsterdam -- St. Petersburg, 1703-1825 -- Shanghai race club -- Shanghai, 1842-1911 -- Urbs prima in Indis -- Bombay, 1857-1896 -- City on spilt blood -- St. Petersburg/Petrograd/Leningrad, 1825-1934 -- Great world -- Shanghai, 1911-1937 -- The city under progress's feet -- Bombay, 1896-1947 -- Closing three windows and opening a fourth -- The two-front war -- Leningrad, 1934-1985 -- The dark ages -- Shanghai, 1937-1989 -- License-permit Raj -- Bombay, 1947-1991 -- The city at the center of the world -- Dubai, to 1981 -- From perestroika to Petrolgrad -- Leningrad, 1985-St. Petersburg, present -- The head of the dragon -- Shanghai, 1979-present -- Slumdogs and millionaires -- Bombay 1991-Mumbai, present -- Dubai, Inc. proudly presents the international cityTM : Dubai 1981-present -- Conclusion: glimpses of utopia -- Coda: from windows on the west to windows of the world -- Notes -- Bibliographic note -- Acknowledgments -- Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
457 pages
Isbn
9780393078121
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012045556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2978695-01umb_inst
  • 2831284
  • (Sirsi) i9780393078121
  • (OCoLC)783163473

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