- Series: A History of Urban Society in Europe
- Hardcover: 381 pages
- Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd (March 1, 1995)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0582013216
- ISBN-13: 978-0582013216
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 1 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds
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- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #16,346,838 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Christopher Friedrich's book is a major achievement ...[it] is an extremely valuable and welcome synthesis, scholarly, encyclopaedic and well argued. It will be an essential item for all students of urban history.'
"This is a valuable book, in particular for its thematic approach. It is aimed at a general as well as academic readership, and would be a useful addition to libraries of schools where urban studies form part of the curriculum."
History Teaching Review--This text refers to the Textbook Binding edition.
About the Author
Christopher R. Friedrichs is Associate Professor of History at the University of British Columbia.
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