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Cities of the World

A History in Maps

by Peter Whitfield

Hardcover, 208 pages, Univ of California Pr, List Price: $50 |


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A History in Maps
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Traces the historic form and special character of the world's greatest cities through a collection of maps and panoramic views, from Athens to Brasilia, Washington to Moscow, San Francisco to Saigon, and Venice to Lhasa.