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The city’s development from ancient times to the modern age. Winner of the National Book Award. “One of the major works of scholarship of the twentieth century” (Christian Science Monitor). Index; illustrations.
A history of the forms and functions fo the city throughout the ages, also a prophecy for the future. Winner of the National Book Award, 1962.
Posted January 9, 2013
Mumford's book remains the standard historical overview of urban centers from ancient times to the modern era. A must for historians and anyone considering an urban planning or architectural career.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted January 29, 2010
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