17 March 2012

DK Eyewitness Books - City

                                   
City (DK Eyewitness Books) By Philip Steele
DK Publishing | February 2011 | ISBN10: 0756672074 | 72 pages | 24.2 mb

The most trusted nonfiction series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures.
Eyewitness: City examines urban life in many of the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities, taking readers from the suburbs and shanty towns, to high-rise business districts, showing how cities grow and function.

Contents
6 What is a city?
8 The first towns
10 Where and why?
12 Spires and domes
14 Eternal cities
16 Forgotten cities
18 Walls and towers
20 Trade and industry
22 Cities at war
24 City zones
26 Urban anatomy
28 High-rise
30 Urban sprawl
32People pressure
34 Come together!
36 The city at work
38 On the move
40 Under our feet
42 Supplying the city
44 Running the city
46 Landmarks and symbols
48 Open spaces
50 Metropolitan arts
52 Sporting life
54 Festival!
56 The city never sleeps
58 Battling the elements
60 In the danger zone
62 Cities of the future
64 Top 10 cities
66 Sights and monuments
68 Cities by numbers
70 Glossary
72 Index


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