The Metropolis and its Image: Constructing Identities for London, c. 1750-1950

The Metropolis and its Image: Constructing Identities for London, c. 1750-1950

by Dana Arnold
     
 

This book examines key moments in the emergence of London as a metropolis and considers different ways in which its image has been formulated and presented. The chapters address a range of topics from specific questions of architectural style to the relationship between the City of London and London as a metropolis, and explore different methods of constructing

Overview

This book examines key moments in the emergence of London as a metropolis and considers different ways in which its image has been formulated and presented. The chapters address a range of topics from specific questions of architectural style to the relationship between the City of London and London as a metropolis, and explore different methods of constructing urban identities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631216674
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/11/2000
Series:
Art History Special Issues Series
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.39(d)

Meet the Author

Dana Arnold is Professor of Architectural History at the University of Southampton, and Editor of Art History, the journal of the Association of Art Historians. Until 1999 she was Director of the Centre for Architectural Studies at the University of Leeds.

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