City

City : A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

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Description

Award-winning author-illustrator David Macaulay brings readers into a beautiful exploration of Roman buildings and construction.

With black and white illustrations and detailed explanations, this comprehensive and visual resource is perfect for young readers interested in history, architecture, and Roman civilization.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 229 x 311 x 10.16mm | 980g
  • Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • illustrations
  • 0395349222
  • 9780395349229
  • 63,022

Review quote

City charts the planning and building of an imaginary Roman city, 'Verbonia.' Macaulay focuses on the achievement of efficient and rational city planning. His brilliantly individualistic drawings capture the essential quality of the Roman character, the ability to organize. School Library Journal, Starred --
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Rating details

1,328 ratings
4.26 out of 5 stars
5 48% (642)
4 33% (438)
3 16% (210)
2 2% (26)
1 1% (12)
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