The European City (Making of Europe Series)

The European City (Making of Europe Series)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780631173021
Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/1995
Series: Making of Europe Series
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Leonardo Benevolo has held positions as Professor of the History of Architecture at the universities of Florence, Venice and Palermo, and visiting professorships at the universities of Yale, Columbia, Caracas, Tehran, Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo. His many books include The Origins of Modern Urbanism (10th edition 1989), An Introduction to Architecture (14th edition 1990), The History of Architecture and the Renaissance (7th edition 1988) and The History of the Oriental City (2nd edition 1989).

Table of Contents

Introduction.

1. Emergence from the Ancient World.

2. The Creation of a New Urban System.

3. The Touching Up of the Urban Environment.

4. Confrontation with the World.

5. The Difficult Adjustment to the Laws of Perspective.

6. The Industrial City.

7. Europe in the Contemporary World.

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