Daily Archives: February 25, 2016

Only Emptiness Remains

One of the first known poems in the English language is known as “The Ruin,” which was collected in a work known as the Exeter Book, from the eighth century AD. The poem appears to be speaking about the city … Continue reading

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Book Review: The City: A Global History

The City: A Global History, by Joel Kotkin This book is a short one, but a worthy one, in that it synthesizes a great deal of understanding about cities to give a biography of the cities, as it were, finding … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Medieval City

The Medieval City, by Norman Pounds In this book, part of the Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Medieval World, medieval historian Norman Pounds takes a broad view of the urban history of the Middle Ages, looking at it … Continue reading

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