Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity

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Felix Driver, David Gilbert
Manchester University Press, 1999 - Architecture - 283 pages
This work explores the influence of imperialism in the landscapes of modern European cities. Many still display unmistakable signs of their imperial past, not only in their architecture and momuments, but also in the ways in which their identities are constructed by their inhabitants and by international tourists.

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Felix Driver is Professor of Human Geography at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is the author of "Power and Pauperism" (1993) and the co-editor of" Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity" (1999) and "Nature and Science: Essays in the History of Geographical Knowledge" (1992). He is an editor of "History Workshop Journal.

David Gilbert is the author of the short story collection Remote Feed. His stories have appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's, GQ, and Bomb. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children.

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