Albuquerque: City at the End of the World / Edition 2

Albuquerque: City at the End of the World / Edition 2

by V. B. Price
     
 

This impassioned book, both a loving description and a critique, defines urban values in a milieu that is rarely recognized as a city. Updated more than ten years after its initial publication, it is more relevant than ever to Albuquerque's future. A new chapter describes Albuquerque's recent development, placing it in the context of urban growth in the West.See more details below

Overview

This impassioned book, both a loving description and a critique, defines urban values in a milieu that is rarely recognized as a city. Updated more than ten years after its initial publication, it is more relevant than ever to Albuquerque's future. A new chapter describes Albuquerque's recent development, placing it in the context of urban growth in the West.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826330970
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
04/18/2003
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
231
Sales rank:
1,184,337
Product dimensions:
(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the New Edition
Preface to the First Edition and Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Value of Locality3
1Time and Place10
2Reputation and Identity25
3Albuquerque and Santa Fe41
4Modernism and Regionalism59
5A City of Open Spaces80
6A Spiritual Region98
7A City of Babel114
8A City at the End of the World135
9Promises, Promises145
Notes173
Selected Bibliography185
Index191

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