Books About Cities & Urban Cultures

A Pattern Language: Towns, Buildings, Construction, Alexander, et al, Oxford 1977
Against the Fall of Night, Clarke, none OOP
Alexandria in Late Antiquity, Haas, Johns Hopkins 1997
Ancient Rome City Planning and Administration, Robinson, Routledge 1992
Aristophanes and Athens: An Introduction to the Plays, MacDowell, Oxford 1995
City of Dreadful Night, Thomson, unknown 1995
City of Socrates: an introduction to Classical Athens 2d, Roberts, Routledge 1998
Conquered City, Serge, Writers & Readers 1981
Courtesans and Fishcakes: the Consuming Passions of Classical Athens, Davidson, St.Martin's 1997
Cults, Territory, and the Origins of the Greek City-State, De Polignac, U. of Chicago Press 1995
Dead Cities: And Other Tales, Mike Davis, New Press 2003
Death, Desire and Loss in Western Culture, Dollimore, Routledge 2001
E Pluribus Barnum: The Great Showman and the Making of U.S. Popular Culture, Adams, University of Minnesota Press 1997
Ecology of Fear : Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster, Mike Davis, Vintage 1999
Escape Attempts: The Theory and Practice of Resistance to Everyday Life, Cohen / Taylor, Routledge 1992
Explosive Acts: Toulouse-Lautrec, Oscar Wilde, Felix Feneon, and the Art & Anarchy of the Fin de Siecle, David Sweetman, Simon & Schuster 2000
Grave Humor: A Collection of Humorous Epitaphs, Hall, Bright Mountain Books 1961
Heteropolis, Jencks, Hennessey & Ingalls 1993
In Search of the Old Ones, Roberts, Touchstone 1997
Invisible Cities, Calvino, Harcourt Brace 1986
Learning from Las Vegas: The Forgotten Symbolism of Architectural Form, Venturi, MIT 1977
London 1500-1700: The Making of the Metropolis, Beier / Finlay, Longman 1986
Magical Urbanism: Latinos Reinvent the US Big City, Mike Davis, Verso 2001
Medieval Cities, Pirenne, Princeton 1952
Modern Movements in Architecture, Jencks, Penguin 1987
Myth and Metropolis: Walter Benjamin and the City, Gilloch, Polity Press 1997
Paris Spleen, Baudelaire, Norton 1988
Planet of Slums, Mike Davis, Verso 2006
Postmodernism, Or, the Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism, Jameson, Duke Univ. Pr. 1992
Prisoners of the American Dream, Mike Davis, Norton 2000
Problems of Everyday Life, And Other Writings on Culture And Science, Trotsky, Pathfinder 1998
Seriously Funny: The Rebel Comedians of the 1950s and 1960s, Nachman, Backstage 2004
Skyscrapers Skyprickers Skycities, Jencks, none OOP
St. Petersburg, Biely, Grove 1989
The Ancient City, Fustel De Coulanges, Johns Hopkins U. Press 1980
The Ancient Mesopotamian City, Van De Mieroop, Oxford U. Press 1999
The Arcades Project, Benjamin, Belknap 2002
The Arcades Project, Benjamin, Belknap 1999
The Banquet Years: The Origins of the Avant Garde in France, 1885 to World War I, Shattuck, Random House 1979
The Borgias, Mallett, Paladin 1971
The Bridge, Crane, Liveright 1992
The City and the Stars, Clarke, Aspect 2001
The City in History, Mumford, Harcourt Brace 1968
The City in Literature, Lehan, UC Press 1998
The City of God Against the Pagans, Augustine, Cambridge 1998
The Embarrassment of Riches: An Interpretation of Duch Culture in the Golden Age, Schama, Vintage 1987
The Image of the City, Kevin Lynch, The MIT Press 1960
The Naked Crowd: Reclaiming Security and Freedom in an Anxious Age, Rosen, Random House 2005
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Clayton / Price, eds, Routledge 1988
The Waste Land, Eliot, Norton Critical Editions 2000
The Waste Land, Eliot, Harcourt Brace 1997
Ulysses, Joyce, Vintage 1990
Unreal Cities: Urban Figuration in Wordsworth, Baudelaire, Whitman, Eliot and Williams, Sharpe, Johns Hopkins 1990
What Is Post-Modernism?, Jencks, Wiley 1996