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The Resource Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford

Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford

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Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings
Title
Fallen glory
Title remainder
the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings
Statement of responsibility
James Crawford
Title variation
Fallen glory
Title variation remainder
the lives and deaths of historys greatest buildings
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Uncovering the biographies of some of the most fascinating lost and ruined buildings, an engaging compendium of 21 structures from around the globe, including The Tower of Babel, The Bastille, the Berlin Wall and the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, is a unique guide to a world of vanished architecture
Writing style
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10554813
Cataloging source
DLC
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Crawford, James
Dewey number
720
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NA209
LC item number
.C73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Lost architecture
  • Ruined buildings
  • Cities and towns
  • ARCHITECTURE / Buildings / General
  • ARCHITECTURE / History / General
  • HISTORY / World
  • HISTORY / General
  • Cities and towns
  • Lost architecture
  • Ruined buildings
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the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings
Label
Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jerusalem syndrome: the Temple of Jerusalem
  • Part two:
  • On the unhappiness of empires
  • The
  • rise, decline and fall of the cow pasture: The forum, Rome
  • The
  • library of Babel: the library of Alexandria, Egypt
  • Anarchy's theatre: the Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • The
  • carpet of the world: Madinat al-Zahra, Cordoba, Spain
  • Part one:
  • Part three: The
  • King is dead, long live the King
  • London was, but is no more: Old St Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Journey to the tent at the centre of the world: Karakorum, Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
  • The
  • house of diamonds: the Fortress of Golconda, Hyderabad, India
  • Liberté for sale: the Bastille, Paris
  • Virtual city: Vilcabamba, Espiritu Pampa, Peru
  • Part four:
  • You say utopia, I say dystopia
  • Gods, heroes and monsters
  • Little brother's big brother house: the St Petersburg Panopticon, Okhta, Russia
  • No-man's city: Kowloon Walled City, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • The
  • day the architecture died: Pruitt-Igoe, St Louis, Missouri
  • The
  • mirrorwall: the Berlin Wall, Berlin, East and West Germany
  • No day shall erase you from the memory of time: the twin towers of the World Trade Centre, New York City
  • The
  • deleted city: GeoCities, the World Wide Web
  • Epilogue.
  • Make a name for yourself!: the Tower of Babel, Iraq
  • Let the past meet the future: Palmyra, Tadmor, Syria
  • Modernism's labyrinth: The palace of King Minos, Knossos, Greece
  • The
  • first war memorial: The citadel of Mycenae, the plain of Argos, Greece
  • The
  • Sun City also rises: Akhetaten, Amarna, Egypt
Control code
1798773
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781250118295
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016039186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781250118295
  • (OCoLC)957656398
Label
Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Jerusalem syndrome: the Temple of Jerusalem
  • Part two:
  • On the unhappiness of empires
  • The
  • rise, decline and fall of the cow pasture: The forum, Rome
  • The
  • library of Babel: the library of Alexandria, Egypt
  • Anarchy's theatre: the Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • The
  • carpet of the world: Madinat al-Zahra, Cordoba, Spain
  • Part one:
  • Part three: The
  • King is dead, long live the King
  • London was, but is no more: Old St Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Journey to the tent at the centre of the world: Karakorum, Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
  • The
  • house of diamonds: the Fortress of Golconda, Hyderabad, India
  • Liberté for sale: the Bastille, Paris
  • Virtual city: Vilcabamba, Espiritu Pampa, Peru
  • Part four:
  • You say utopia, I say dystopia
  • Gods, heroes and monsters
  • Little brother's big brother house: the St Petersburg Panopticon, Okhta, Russia
  • No-man's city: Kowloon Walled City, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • The
  • day the architecture died: Pruitt-Igoe, St Louis, Missouri
  • The
  • mirrorwall: the Berlin Wall, Berlin, East and West Germany
  • No day shall erase you from the memory of time: the twin towers of the World Trade Centre, New York City
  • The
  • deleted city: GeoCities, the World Wide Web
  • Epilogue.
  • Make a name for yourself!: the Tower of Babel, Iraq
  • Let the past meet the future: Palmyra, Tadmor, Syria
  • Modernism's labyrinth: The palace of King Minos, Knossos, Greece
  • The
  • first war memorial: The citadel of Mycenae, the plain of Argos, Greece
  • The
  • Sun City also rises: Akhetaten, Amarna, Egypt
Control code
1798773
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781250118295
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016039186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781250118295
  • (OCoLC)957656398

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