Baku : oil and urbanism (Book, 2018) []
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Baku : oil and urbanism

Baku : oil and urbanism

Author: Eve Blau; Ivan Rupnik; Iwan Baan
Publisher: Zurich, Switzerland : Park Books, [2018].
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan and formerly part of the Russian Empire and Soviet Union, is the original oil city, with oil and urbanism thoroughly intertwined—economically, politically, and physical—in the city’s fabric. Baku saw its first oil boom in the late nineteenth century, driven by the Russian branch of the Nobel family modernizing the oil fields around Baku as local oil barons poured their new wealth  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eve Blau; Ivan Rupnik; Iwan Baan
ISBN: 9783038600763 3038600768
OCLC Number: 1042971219
Description: 302 pages : illustrations en partie en couleur, cartes en couleur, plans ; 27 cm.
Contents: Oil baron city --
Oil city of socialist man --
Baku photo essay / by Iwan Baan --
Looking beyond oil.
Responsibility: Eve Blau ; with Ivan Rupnik ; with a photographic essay by Iwan Baan.


Baku is a textbook case of the interdependency between energy extraction and urban design, and is featured in this first comprehensive study on the close interplay between the oil industry and  Read more...


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