City in the City: Proposed Books
The project proposes four main volumes
the English Urban Imagination A of Rome in the discourses
of the new municipalities, drawing on research in the Northern cities, the
newspapers, and the debates in the nineteenth century political and social
Roman London. A case study looking at the presentation and imagining
of Londinium in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Cities: The Urban Heritage and the
Making of Modern Urbanism. Edited volume of papers from a
workshop on the historical imagination and the development of urbanism
Cities: Classical Urbanism in Political and Social Thought (1870-Present).
A volume looking at the way in which political thinking about the city has been influenced by the ideals of the Classical city, especially the Greek polis, and the failure of other models of Classical urbanism, in particular the city of Rome.
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