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War and the City

By Gregory J. Ashworth

© 1992 – Routledge

240 pages

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Cities have evolved from small urban systems designed to withstand attack from without. The demands of the modern city have shifted the focus to the dangers of internal violence. War and the City analyses the role of cities in war and the effects of war on cities.


` … he has written a demanding, provocative, challenging and useful book.' - Town Planning Review

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ARCHITECTURE / Urban & Land Use Planning