Cities The first 6,000 years

Monica L. Smith

Book - 2019

Offers an archeological perspective on the history of cities from antiquity to present day, detailing why cities began and the distinctive qualities that make them responsible for the growth of civilization and global economies.

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Published
New York : Viking [2019]
Language
English
Physical Description
293 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-284) and index.
ISBN
9780735223677
Main Author
Monica L. Smith (author)
  • Why cities?
  • City life, past and present
  • How to dig an ancient city
  • Before cities, there was ...
  • Urban building blocks
  • Infrastructure holds things up
  • The harmony of consumption
  • The mojo of the middle class
  • Anxiety, risk, and middle-class life
  • A world of cities
  • The next 6,000 years.