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From madina to metropolis; heritage and change in the Near Eastern city. Edited by L. Carl Brown.


Princeton, N.J., Darwin Press [1973] .
ISBN 0878500065

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Other Authors Brown, L. Carl 1928-
Subjects Cities and towns -- Middle East.
Cities and towns.
Civilisation.
Médine (Arabie saoudite)
Métropolis (ville ancienne)
Middle East.
Steden.
Urbanisme.
Series Princeton studies on the Near East.
Description 343 pages illustrations 27 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
Notes Based on papers presented at a conference entitled Urban planning and urban prospects in the Near East and North Africa held at Princeton University in April 1970.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / L. Carl Brown -- Traditional Muslim cities : structure and change / Ira P. Lapidus -- The traditional city of Herat, Afghanistan / Paul English -- Cairo : Perspective and prospectus / Janet Abu-Lughod -- Urbanization and urbanism in Beirut : some preliminary results / Samir Khalaf and Per Kongstad -- The socio-economic evolution of the inhabitants of a desert city : the case of Omdurman / Karol Krotki -- Kuwait : a case study / Saba George Shiber -- Evolution of concepts of housing, urbanism, and country planning in a developing country : Morocco, 1900-1972 / Jean Dethier -- Evolution of spatial organization in the Ottoman empire and Turkish republic / Ilhan Tekeli -- The care of historic monuments and sites in Turkey / Cevat Erder -- Muslim cities : old and new / Richard Ettinghausen -- Constancy, transposition and change in the Arab city / Hassan Fathy.
Geographic Area Middle East
Network Numbers (OCoLC)579081
(OCoLC)ocm00579081
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