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Author Manent, Pierre
Title Metamorphoses of the City : On the Western Dynamic
Imprint Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 2013
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Descript 1 online resource (384 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction: The Dynamic of the West -- Part I - The Original Experience of the City -- 1 - What Science for the City? -- 2 - The Poetic Birth of the City -- 3 - The Civic Operation -- Part II - The Enigma of Rome -- 4 - Rome and the Greeks -- 5 - Rome as Seen by the Moderns -- 6 - Cicero's Inquiry -- Part III - Empire, Church, Nation -- 7 - The Critique of Paganism -- 8 - The Two Cities -- 9 - The Stakes of Mediation -- Notes -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Manent, Pierre Metamorphoses of the City : On the Western Dynamic Cambridge : Harvard University Press,c2013 9780674072947
Subject Cities and towns -- History.;Cities and towns -- Political aspects -- History.;Municipal government -- History.;Civilization, Western
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Alt Author LePain, Marc
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