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Published: 14 February 2013

912 Pages | 19 maps and 62 black and white images


ISBN: 9780199589531

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The Oxford Handbook of Cities in World History

Edited by Peter Clark

Oxford Handbooks

  • Forty four essays from an international team of leading scholars
  • This is the first detailed comparative study of cities in world history from origins to the present
  • Covers key topics, not just in urban history and urban studies, but of general historical and social science relevance
  • Covers ancient, medieval, early modern, and modern and contemporary periods
  • Demonstrates cities crucial for understanding global history