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The city shaped : urban patterns and meanings through history / Spiro Kostof ; original drawings by Richard Tobias.

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Author/Creator:
Kostof, Spiro.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
1991
Imprint:
1st North American ed. - Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown and Co., 1991.
Format:
  • Book
  • 352 p. : ill. (some col.), plans ; 26 cm.
Note:
"A Bulfinch Press Book."
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publisher's Summary:
The eminent architectural historian Spiro Kostof presents a landmark examination of urban form and development. This volume employs three basic city types as points of departure and discusses the interaction between humans and city from the vantage point of cultural history. 243 illustrations, 53 in color.
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ISBN:
0821218670
9780821218679

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