Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity
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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