The Resource Havana : two faces of the Antillean metropolis, (ebook)

Havana : two faces of the Antillean metropolis, (ebook)

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Havana : two faces of the Antillean metropolis
Title
Havana
Title remainder
two faces of the Antillean metropolis
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Language
eng
Summary
One of the oldest and most celebrated cities in the Western Hemisphere, Havana is a fascinating metropolis where history has left its handprint on every corner. Here, an international trio of well-known architects and planners assesses nearly five hundred years of development in the Cuban capital. They offer an insightful introduction to Havana's historic architecture and modern buildings, its social and economic fabric, its diverse people, and its contemporary challenges and opportunities. From the colonial and early republican periods, through the 1959 revolution, and into the post-Soviet era and today, the authors trace Havana's physical evolution and place it in the context of important political, economic, and cultural developments. This new edition--which has been completely revised, redesigned, and updated since the book's original publication in 1997--also highlights recent restoration efforts in Old Havana, commercial development projects throughout the city, and the wide-ranging effects of international tourism
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Midwest
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Scarpaci, Joseph L
Dewey number
307.76/097291/23
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Urbanization
  • City planning
  • Electronic books
  • Havana (Cuba)
  • Havana (Cuba)
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adult
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Havana : two faces of the Antillean metropolis, (ebook)
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781469620640
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12051461
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remote
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12051461
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MWT12051461
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Label
Havana : two faces of the Antillean metropolis, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469620640
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12051461
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12051461
System control number
MWT12051461
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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