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Preserving the world's great cities : the destruction and renewal of the historic metropolis

Author: Anthony M Tung
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2001.
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Tung, Anthony M.
Preserving the world's great cities.
New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2002
(OCoLC)735118981
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony M Tung
ISBN: 0517701480 9780517701485 060980815X 9780609808153
OCLC Number: 606532268
Description: 469 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The century of destruction --
The city that devoured its glory : imperial and Renaissance Rome --
The city that rewrote its past : Fascist and modern Rome --
The heritage of war : Warsaw --
The tragedy of the megacity : Cairo --
Ideological conflict with the past : Moscow and Beijing --
Preservation and economic justice : Singapore --
Preservation and social conscience : Amsterdam and Vienna --
The city of the gods besieged : Athens --
The comprehensible urban visage : London and Paris --
Tourism versus the habitable city : Venice --
Politics and preservation in the modern metropolis : New York --
Reversing the culture of destruction : Kyoto --
The city redeemed : Berlin, Moscow, New York, and Mexico City --
The city as a living museum : Charleston and Jerusalem.
Responsibility: Anthony M. Tung.

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