City, Civility and Capitalism

A Historical Perspective


What role does architecture and trade play in creating civilised societies? How can we create urban environments where the individual can flourish?

This book is not yet published, but will be available from April 2022.

ISBN: 9789189069145 Category:


This anthology explores how architecture, urban planning and trade have contributed to civility and political order. Using Renaissance Italy, where the first trading town was born, as a starting point, the writers bring us on a journey to modern cities and societies.

Additional information

Weight 300 g
Dimensions 17.5 x 24.6 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 24 April 2022
Number of pages 140
Format Hardback
Contributors Text by Maurizio Viroli, Kjell A. Nordström, and Yolande Barnes
Dimensions 17.5 x 24.6 cm
Weight 300 g


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