The city in history: its origins, its transformations, and its prospects
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San Diego : Harcourt, Brace & Co., [1989?], ©1961.
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xi, 657 pages, 64 pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
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The city's development from ancient times to the modern age. Winner of the National Book Award. "One of the major works of scholarship of the twentieth century" (Christian Science Monitor). Index; illustrations.
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9780156180351, 0156180359

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-634) and index.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Mumford, L. (19891961). The city in history: its origins, its transformations, and its prospects. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990. 19891961. The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Co.

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Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990, The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 19891961.

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Mumford, Lewis. The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects. San Diego: Harcourt, Brace & Co, 19891961. Print.

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