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Author Levin, Miriam R
Title Urban Modernity : Cultural Innovation in the Second Industrial Revolution
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2010
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Figures -- Preface -- 1 - Dynamic Triad: City, Exposition, and Museum in Industrial Society -- 2 - Bringing the Future to Earth in Paris: 1851-1914 -- 3 - From Modern Babylon to White City: Science, Technology, and Urban Change in London, 1870-1914 -- 4 - The Counterrevolution of Progress: A Civic Culture of Modernity in Chicago, 1880-1910 -- 5 - "Damned Always to Alter, But Never to Be": Berlin's Culture of Change Around 1900 -- 6 - Promoting Scientific and Technological Change in Tokyo, 1870-1930: Museums, Industrial Exhibitions, and the City -- 7 - Coda -- Index
How Paris, London, Chicago, Berlin, and Tokyo created modernity through science and technology by means of urban planning, international expositions, and museums
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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: Levin, Miriam R. Urban Modernity : Cultural Innovation in the Second Industrial Revolution Cambridge : MIT Press,c2010 9780262013987
Subject Urbanization -- History.;Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- History.;Industrialization -- History
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Alt Author Forgan, Sophie
Hessler, Martina
Kargon, Robert H
Low, Morris
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