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City : A Story of Roman Planning and Construction

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Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of David Macaulay's books. Whether chronicling the monumental achievements of past civilizations or satirizing modern architecture, he is concerned above all in how constructions are made and what their effects are on people and their lives.show more

Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 112 pages
  • 226.06 x 302.26 x 10.16mm | 498.95g
  • HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
  • Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
  • Boston, United States
  • English
  • 0395349222
  • 9780395349229
  • 100,207

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, Starredshow more

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973 ratings
4.21 out of 5 stars
5 46% (452)
4 34% (327)
3 16% (160)
2 2% (23)
1 1% (11)
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