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The Resource Cities in civilization : culture, innovation, and urban order, Peter Hall

Cities in civilization : culture, innovation, and urban order, Peter Hall

Label
Cities in civilization : culture, innovation, and urban order
Title
Cities in civilization
Title remainder
culture, innovation, and urban order
Statement of responsibility
Peter Hall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Peter Hall's magnum opus is the result of 10 years research. It examines the history of cities and their role during millennia in the formation of civilisations throughout the world
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hall, Peter
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HT111
LC item number
.H345 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cities and towns
  • Cities and towns
  • Civilization
  • City and town life
Label
Cities in civilization : culture, innovation, and urban order, Peter Hall
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/orion051/00693417.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1051-1134) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1] The city as cultural crucible -- 1. Great cities in their Golden Ages -- 2. The Fountainhead, Athens 500-400 BC -- 3. The rediscovery of life, Florence 1400-1500 -- The world as stage, London 1570-1620 -- The city as pleasure principle, Vienna 1780-1910 -- The capital of light, Paris 1870-1910 -- The invention of the twentieth century, Berlin 1918-1933 -- The key to creativity -- [Pt. 2] The city as innovation milieu -- 9. The innovation milieu -- 10. The first industrial city, Manchester 1760-1830 -- 11. The conquest of the ocean s, Glasgow 1770-1890 -- 12. The pioneer technopolis, Berlin 1840-1930 -- 13. The mass production of mobility, Detroit 1890-1915 -- 14. The industrialization of information, San Francisco/Palo Alto/Berkeley 1950-1990 -- 15. The state as permanent innovator -- 16. The innovative essence -- [Pt. 3] The marriage of art and technology -- 17. The invention of mass culture -- 18. The dream factory, Los Angeles 1910-1945 -- 19. The soul of the Delta, Memphis1948-1956 -- 20. The secret of the marriage -- [Pt. 4] The establishment of the urban order -- 21. The challenge to the urban order -- 22. The imperial capital, Rome 50 BC -- AD 100 -- 23 . The utilitarian city, London 1825-1900 -- 24. The city of perpetual public works, Paris 1850-1870 -- 25. The apotheosis of the modern, New York 1880-1940 -- The city as freeway, Los Angeles 1900-1980 -- The social democratic utopia, Stockholm 1945-1980 -- The city of capitalism rampant, London 1979-1993 -- The achievement of the urban order -- [Pt. 5] The union of art, technology, and organization -- 30. The city of the coming Golden Age
Control code
ocm40581057
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 1169 pages
Isbn
9780297842194
Lccn
00693417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)40581057
Label
Cities in civilization : culture, innovation, and urban order, Peter Hall
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/orion051/00693417.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 1051-1134) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Pt. 1] The city as cultural crucible -- 1. Great cities in their Golden Ages -- 2. The Fountainhead, Athens 500-400 BC -- 3. The rediscovery of life, Florence 1400-1500 -- The world as stage, London 1570-1620 -- The city as pleasure principle, Vienna 1780-1910 -- The capital of light, Paris 1870-1910 -- The invention of the twentieth century, Berlin 1918-1933 -- The key to creativity -- [Pt. 2] The city as innovation milieu -- 9. The innovation milieu -- 10. The first industrial city, Manchester 1760-1830 -- 11. The conquest of the ocean s, Glasgow 1770-1890 -- 12. The pioneer technopolis, Berlin 1840-1930 -- 13. The mass production of mobility, Detroit 1890-1915 -- 14. The industrialization of information, San Francisco/Palo Alto/Berkeley 1950-1990 -- 15. The state as permanent innovator -- 16. The innovative essence -- [Pt. 3] The marriage of art and technology -- 17. The invention of mass culture -- 18. The dream factory, Los Angeles 1910-1945 -- 19. The soul of the Delta, Memphis1948-1956 -- 20. The secret of the marriage -- [Pt. 4] The establishment of the urban order -- 21. The challenge to the urban order -- 22. The imperial capital, Rome 50 BC -- AD 100 -- 23 . The utilitarian city, London 1825-1900 -- 24. The city of perpetual public works, Paris 1850-1870 -- 25. The apotheosis of the modern, New York 1880-1940 -- The city as freeway, Los Angeles 1900-1980 -- The social democratic utopia, Stockholm 1945-1980 -- The city of capitalism rampant, London 1979-1993 -- The achievement of the urban order -- [Pt. 5] The union of art, technology, and organization -- 30. The city of the coming Golden Age
Control code
ocm40581057
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xiii, 1169 pages
Isbn
9780297842194
Lccn
00693417
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)40581057

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