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    DescriptionA unique project, marking Cork's designation as European Capital of Culture in 2005, the Atlas provides the reader with a range of perspectives on the city and its development over time. It is not an atlas in the conventional sense, as it is not solely reliant on maps, though there are many of these, both historical and specially commissioned for the volume. The initial chapters place the city in its environmental setting. Subsequent chapters trace its physical and cultural development over time. With over fifty contributors from a wide range of disciplines offering forty chapters and a fascinating series of case studies, the range is remarkable and the topics covered often surprising. Over 200 maps cover everything from geology, through evolving street patterns, to the distribution of G.A.A. clubs. Given its significant maritime heritage, Cork has been shaped by both external and internal influences, and the cityscape bears the imprint of the various peoples who have lived and settled there. Not one story then, but a myriad of stories, some better known than others, but all contributing to the making and remaking of the city. It has been a city continually in transition and the atlas also provides its readers, and planners with an opportunity to reflect in a more informed way on its future development.


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    Title
    Atlas of Cork City
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Crowley, By (author) Robert Devoy, By (author) Denis Lineihan
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 464
    Width: 237 mm
    Height: 299 mm
    Thickness: 39 mm
    Weight: 2,572 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781859183809
    ISBN 10: 1859183808
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.8
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET090
    Ingram Theme: CULT/IRELND
    LC classification: G
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 15
    BISAC V2.8: HIS018000
    Abridged Dewey: 912
    B&T General Subject: 141
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 54
    BISAC V2.8: REF002000
    BIC subject category V2: WTRS, 1DBR
    DC22: 912.41956
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations, col. maps, ports. (some col.)
    Publisher
    Cork University Press
    Imprint name
    Cork University Press
    Publication date
    30 January 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Cork
    Author Information
    John Crowley, Robert Devoy, Denis Lenihan and Patrick O'Flanagan, Michael Murphy (Department of Geography, University College Cork)