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Cities in the sea

by Maura Stanton

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementMaura Stanton.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.T3337 C57 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. ;
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3673729M
ISBN 10047211364X
LC Control Number2003006987

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Cities & the Sea: Port City Planning in Early Modern Europe. In this Book. Josef Konvitz provides a broad comparative study of European port cities since the Renaissance by examining how they were built and rebuilt in the context of urban industrialization. With a series of helpful maps, Konvitz's book is an important source for urban. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Jun 24,  · Located on the South China Sea, the special administrative region of China—and major international port—is a culinary capital for street food, but also one of the world's most expensive cities Author: Katherine Lagrave. This book collects original research by long-standing and younger scholars from multiple disciplines, builds upon the wider discourse about sea ports and sustainability, examines the role of modern seaports in Europe and considers how port-cities are responding to these major drivers for change.


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