Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity

By David Gilbert

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The fifteen essays in this book explore the influence of imperialism in a range of urban centres, including London, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Marseilles, Glasgow and Seville. The first part on "imperial landscapes" is devoted to large-scale architectural schemes and monuments, including the Queen Victoria Memorial in London and the Vittoriano in Rome. In the second part, the fo

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Paperback, 304 pages
October 17th 2003 by Manchester University Press

(first published September 11th 1999)

Original Title
Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity (Studies in Imperialism)
071906497X (ISBN13: 9780719064975)
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