skip to content
City of Flows : Modernity, Nature, and the City. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

City of Flows : Modernity, Nature, and the City.

Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Typically, cities and nature are perceived as geographic opposites, cities being manufactured social creations, and nature being outside of human construction. Through a historical geography of water in the modern city, Kaika shows that this is not the case. Rather, nature and the modern city are fully intertwined, with cities integrating nature at every level of activity. While her empirical focus is on Athens, she  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780203826928 0203826922
OCLC Number: 764571615
Description: 1 online resource
More information:

Abstract:

Typically, cities and nature are perceived as geographic opposites, cities being manufactured social creations, and nature being outside of human construction. Through a historical geography of water in the modern city, Kaika shows that this is not the case. Rather, nature and the modern city are fully intertwined, with cities integrating nature at every level of activity. While her empirical focus is on Athens, she discusses other major cities in the West, including London and New York.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/764571615> # City of Flows : Modernity, Nature, and the City.
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, schema:MediaObject ;
   library:oclcnum "764571615" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Place/hoboken> ; # Hoboken
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Topic/municipal_water_supply> ; # Municipal water supply
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/307.76/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Topic/urbanization> ; # Urbanization
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Topic/nature_and_civilization> ; # Nature and civilization
   schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
   schema:datePublished "2005" ;
   schema:description "Typically, cities and nature are perceived as geographic opposites, cities being manufactured social creations, and nature being outside of human construction. Through a historical geography of water in the modern city, Kaika shows that this is not the case. Rather, nature and the modern city are fully intertwined, with cities integrating nature at every level of activity. While her empirical focus is on Athens, she discusses other major cities in the West, including London and New York."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1016230> ;
   schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#CreativeWork/> ;
   schema:name "City of Flows : Modernity, Nature, and the City."@en ;
   schema:productID "764571615" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/764571615#PublicationEvent/hoboken_taylor_&_francis_2005> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Agent/taylor_&_francis> ; # Taylor & Francis
   schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=668695> ;
   schema:url <http://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/ucm/detail.action?docID=668695> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203826928> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/764571615> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Agent/taylor_&_francis> # Taylor & Francis
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Taylor & Francis" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Topic/municipal_water_supply> # Municipal water supply
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Municipal water supply"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#Topic/nature_and_civilization> # Nature and civilization
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Nature and civilization"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1016230#CreativeWork/>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:description "Print version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/764571615> ; # City of Flows : Modernity, Nature, and the City.
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780203826928>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0203826922" ;
   schema:isbn "9780203826928" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.