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Envisioning the City

Six Studies in Urban Cartography

Envisioning the City( )
Editor: Buisseret, David
Series title:Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography
ISBN:978-0-226-07993-6
Publication Date:Jan 1998
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $179.00
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Churchman or merchant, soldier or sanitary engineer, everyone who lives in a city sees it differently. Envisioning the City explores how these points of urban view have been expressed in city plans. Ranging from vertical plans to bird's-eye views, profiles, and three-dimensional models, these diverse maps all show cities "the way people want to see them." Whether a Chinese vertical city plan from the first millennium B.C. or a bird's-eye view appended to a...
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