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BUILDING JERUSALEM : RISE AND FALL OF TH

By: TRISTRAM HUNT

Price: $10.00

Publisher: HOLT, HENRY AND COMPANY INC.:

Seller ID: IM270231

ISBN: 080508259X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


"Hunt tells this complex, epic story with dazzling clarity and organizational brilliance . . . I know nothing equaling its scope and ambition."--Phillip Lopate, Los Angeles TimesEver since Charles Dickens first described Coketown in Hard Times, the nineteenth-century city has connoted deprivation, pollution, and criminality. Yet, as historian Tristram Hunt argues in this powerful new history, the Coketowns born of the Industrial Revolution were canvasas for ambitious urban innovators who would influence the shape of cities for generations. Drawing on diaries, newspapers, and classic wo... View more info