By P. D. Smith
For the 1st time within the historical past of our planet, greater than part the population-3.3 billion people-is now residing in towns. City is the final word guidebook to our city centers-the signature unit of human civilization. With erudite prose and punctiliously selected illustrations, this certain paintings of metatourism explores what towns are and the way they paintings. It covers historical past, customs and language, districts, shipping, funds, paintings, outlets and markets, and vacationer websites, making a beautifully specific portrait of town via background and into the future.
The city explorer will experience essays on downtowns, suburbs, shantytowns and favelas, graffiti, skylines, crime, the theater, highway foodstuff, recreation, eco-cities, and sacred websites, in addition to mini essays at the Tower of Babel, flash mobs, ghettos, skateboarding, and SimCity, between many others. Drawing on an enormous diversity of examples from the world over and all through background, City is broadly illustrated with full-color images, maps, and different photographs. Acclaimed writer and self sufficient pupil P. D. Smith explores what it was once prefer to stay within the first towns, how they've got developed, and why sooner or later, towns will play a good larger position in human lifestyles.
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