Eyewitness City

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Investigate urban life in the world's most fascinating, fast - paced cities - from their tough shanty towns to their stylish, high-rise business districts.

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Overview

Investigate urban life in the world's most fascinating, fast - paced cities - from their tough shanty towns to their stylish, high-rise business districts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756672089
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/21/2011
  • Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 72
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

What is a city? 6

The first towns 8

Where and why? 10

Spires and domes 12

Eternal cities 14

Forgotten cities 16

Walls and towers 18

Trade and industry 20

Cities at war 22

City zones 24

Urban anatomy 26

High-rise 28

Urban sprawl 30

People pressure 32

Come together! 34

The city at work 36

On the move 38

Under our feet 40

Supplying the city 42

Running the city 44

Landmarks and symbols 46

Open spaces 48

Metropolitan arts 50

Sporting life 52

Festival! 54

The city never sleeps 56

Battling the elements 58

In the danger zone 60

Cities of the future 62

Top 10 cities 64

Sights and monuments 66

Cities by numbers 68

Glossary 70

Index 72

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