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The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects

Mumford, Lewis
Publisher:  Harcourt, Brace & World Inc., New York, USA
Year Published:  1961  
Pages:  657pp  


Table of Contents


1: Sanctuary, Village and Stronghold
2: The Crystallization of the City
3: Ancestral Forms and Patterns
4: The Nature of the Ancient City
5: Emergence of the Polis
6: Citizen Versus Ideal City
7: Hellenistic Absolutism and Urbanity
8: Megalpolis Into Necropolis
9: Cloister and Community
10: Medieval Urban Housekeeping
11: Medieval Disruptions, Modern Anticipations
12: The Structure of Baroque Power
13: Court, Parade, and Capital
14: Commercial Expansion and Urban Dissolution
15: Paleotechnic Paradise: Coketown
16: Suburbia-And Beyond
17: The Myth of Megalopolis
18: Retrospect and Prospect


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