World Cities: Yesterday and Today

World Cities: Yesterday and Today

by Michael Swift
     
 
World Cities Yesterday and Today presents a selection of beautiful maps that are often works of art themselves. They provide a window onto an older world where cities were confined by fortified walls and were much smaller than today. The maps are accompanied by modern satellite imagery that demonstrates how these older cities have sprawled outward into the huge

Overview

World Cities Yesterday and Today presents a selection of beautiful maps that are often works of art themselves. They provide a window onto an older world where cities were confined by fortified walls and were much smaller than today. The maps are accompanied by modern satellite imagery that demonstrates how these older cities have sprawled outward into the huge urban landscapes we know today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435114357
Publisher:
Fall River Press
Publication date:
08/27/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 14.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Michael Swift was educated in the north of England and at Oxford, where he received an MA in History. His main interests are research into industrial archaeology, soccer, and transport history. He is the author of Historical Maps of Europe, Historical Maps of North America, Historical Maps of Ireland, and Mapping the World.

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