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METROPOLIS ON THE STYX: THE UNDERWORLDS OF MODERN URBAN CULTURE, 1800-2001. David L. Pike. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 2007. 398 pp. with 108 ills. 25 x 16 cm. LC 2007-18953 ISBN 9780801444906 In English.
Paperbound edition also available; see Worldwide 126844. This well-illustrated volume presents a cultural history of subterranean urban spaces that draws on diverse literary and artistic sources to explore the ways in which myths and legends surrounding such environments have shaped perceptions of the modern city.
Indexing: Western, Europe, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Architecture, Several Media
Plans: 71
Worldwide Number: 126843
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