The City in History by Lewis Mumford

"The City in History" explores the development of urban life over the course of history. The author provides a comprehensive evaluation of cities from ancient times to the modern era, examining their architectural, social, political, economic, and cultural aspects. The book also offers a critique of the urbanization process, highlighting its negative impact on human life and the environment, while advocating for a human-centered approach to urban planning.

The 1390th greatest book of all time


Published
1961
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
576-657
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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