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Cities and civilizations / Christopher Hibbert.

Author/Creator:
Hibbert, Christopher, 1924-2008.
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Weidenfeld and Nicolson, ©1986.
Format/Description:
Book
252 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Subjects:
Cities and towns -- History.
Civilization -- History.
Cities and towns
Civilization
Stadt.
Kultur.
Geschichte.
Geschichte.
Kultur.
Stadt.
Local subjects:
Civilisation - Histoire.
Villes - Histoire.
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
The ancient city. Thebes in the days of the Pharoahs, 2000 BC- 1200 BC
Jerusalem in the days of David and Herod, 1000 BC-AD 60
Athens in the days of Pericles, 480 BC-404 BC
Rome in the days of the Emperor Trajan, AD 53-117
The developing city. Constantinople in the days of Constantine and Justinian, 330-565
Hangzhou in the days of the Sung Emperors, 1138-1279
Cuzco in the days of the Incas, 1300-1533
Florence in the days of the Medici, 1389-1492
Toledo in the days of Philip II and El Greco, 1556-1598
Amsterdam in the days of Rembrandt, 1606-1669
Paris in the days of Louis XIV, 1651-1715
London in the days of Pepys and Wren, 1666-1723
St Petersburg in the days of Peter the Great, 1703-1725
Venice in the days of Canaletto and Casanova, 1697-1798
Vienna in the days of Franz Josef, 1848-1916
The modern city. New Orleans : "The Crescent City"
Tokyo : "City of the Rising Sun"
Berlin : "The Babylon of the world"
Moscow : "A model Communist city"
New York : "A stroke of genius"
Sydney : "The finest harbour in the world."
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 250-252) and index.
Includes index.
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy has dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1986
Contributor:
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1555840175
9781555840174
OCLC:
13560504
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