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  1. The Discovery of Britain (Routledge Revivals)

    The English Tourists 1540-1840

    By Esther Moir

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1964, this book examines the Tour of Britain. It focuses, neither on foreign tourists coming to Britain, nor on British tourists travelling abroad, but on British people exploring their native land in the three centuries from 1540 to 1840. During this period, it became...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Architecture, Print Culture and the Public Sphere in Eighteenth-Century France

    By Richard Wittman

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    This book focuses on the complex ways in which architectural practice, theory, patronage, and experience became modern with the rise of a mass public and a reconfigured public sphere between the end of the seventeenth century and the French Revolution. Presenting a fresh theoretical...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The City Rehearsed

    Object, Architecture, and Print in the Worlds of Hans Vredeman de Vries

    By Christopher Heuer

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    The City Rehearsed offers an entirely new perspective on printed architecture in early modern Europe through the lens of Hans Vredeman de Vries. It probes the geographical encounters of dozens of engravings with contemporary texts on architecture, theatre, urbanism, art collecting, even ethnography...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  4. François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution

    By Anthony Gerbino

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Mapping Modernity in Shanghai

    Space, Gender, and Visual Culture in the Sojourners' City, 1853-98

    By Samuel Y. Liang

    Series: Asia's Transformations

    This book argues that modernity first arrived in late nineteenth-century Shanghai via a new spatial configuration. This city’s colonial capitalist development ruptured the traditional configuration of self-contained households, towns, and natural landscapes in a continuous spread, producing a new...

    Published April 30th 2012 by Routledge

  6. The Garden City

    Past, present and future

    Edited by Stephen Ward

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    ** Please note, the HB was published in 1992. The PB version, an exact reprint of the HB, was released in 2011** This examination of a phenomenon of nineteenth century planning traces the origins, implementation, international transference and adoption of the Garden City idea. It also...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Japanese Love Hotels

    A Cultural History

    By Sarah Chaplin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Drawing on theories of place, consumption and identity, Sarah Chaplin details the evolution of the love hotel in urban Japan since the 1950s. Love hotels emerged in the late 1950s following a ban of licensed prostitution, then were extremely popular in the 1970s, were then legislated against in the...

    Published October 19th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Representing Calcutta

    Modernity, Nationalism and the Colonial Uncanny

    By Swati Chattopadhyay

    Series: Asia's Transformations/Asia's Great Cities

    Representing Calcutta: Modernity, Nationalism, and the Colonial Uncanny is a spatial history of colonial Calcutta, addressing the question of modernity that haunts our perception of Calcutta. The book responds to two interrelated concerns about the city. The first is the image of Calcutta as the...

    Published March 14th 2006 by Routledge

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