DK Eyewitness: City, 1st Edition

  • Philip Steele
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  • ISBN-10: 0756673771
  • ISBN-13: 9780756673772
  • DDC: 307.76
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released October 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011

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Overview

EYEWITNESS: CITY examines urban life in many of the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities. It takes readers from the suburbs and shanty towns to the high-rise business districts, showing how cities grow and function. Also included is historical information, looking at the evolution of cities through the centuries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: What is a City?.
2: The First Towns.
3: Where and Why?.
4: Spires and Domes.
5: Eternal Cities.
6: Forgotten Cities.
7: Walls and Towers.
8: Trade and Industry.
9: Cities at War.
10: City Zones.
11: Urban Anatomy.
12: High-Rise.
13: Urban Sprawl.
14: People Pressure.
15: Come Together.
16: The City at Work.
17: On the Move.
18: Under our Feet.
19: Supplying the City.
20: Running the City.
21: Landmarks and Symbols.
22: Open Spaces.
23: Metropolitan Arts.
24: Sporting Life.
25: Festival!.
26: The City Never Sleeps.
27: Battling the Elements.
28: In the Danger Zone.
29: Cities of the Future.
30: Top 10 Cities.
31: Sights and Monuments.
32: Cities by Numbers.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.