Coverart for item
The Resource Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford

Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford

Label
Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings
Title
Fallen glory
Title remainder
the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings
Statement of responsibility
James Crawford
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Uncovering the biographies of some of the most fascinating lost and ruined buildings, an engaging compendium of 21 structures from around the globe, including The Tower of Babel, The Bastille, the Berlin Wall and the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center, is a unique guide to a world of vanished architecture
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
720
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NA209
LC item number
.C73 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Jerusalem syndrome: the Temple of Jerusalem
  • Part two:
  • On the unhappiness of empires
  • The
  • rise, decline and fall of the cow pasture: The forum, Rome
  • The
  • library of Babel: the library of Alexandria, Egypt
  • Anarchy's theatre: the Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • The
  • carpet of the world: Madinat al-Zahra, Cordoba, Spain
  • Part one:
  • Part three: The
  • King is dead, long live the King
  • London was, but is no more: Old St Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Journey to the tent at the centre of the world: Karakorum, Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
  • The
  • house of diamonds: the Fortress of Golconda, Hyderabad, India
  • Liberté for sale: the Bastille, Paris
  • Virtual city: Vilcabamba, Espiritu Pampa, Peru
  • Part four:
  • You say utopia, I say dystopia
  • Gods, heroes and monsters
  • Little brother's big brother house: the St Petersburg Panopticon, Okhta, Russia
  • No-man's city: Kowloon Walled City, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • The
  • day the architecture died: Pruitt-Igoe, St Louis, Missouri
  • The
  • mirrorwall: the Berlin Wall, Berlin, East and West Germany
  • No day shall erase you from the memory of time: the twin towers of the World Trade Centre, New York City
  • The
  • deleted city: GeoCities, the World Wide Web
  • Epilogue.
  • Make a name for yourself!: the Tower of Babel, Iraq
  • Let the past meet the future: Palmyra, Tadmor, Syria
  • Modernism's labyrinth: The palace of King Minos, Knossos, Greece
  • The
  • first war memorial: The citadel of Mycenae, the plain of Argos, Greece
  • The
  • Sun City also rises: Akhetaten, Amarna, Egypt
Control code
ocn957656398
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781250118295
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016039186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957656398
  • (Sirsi) a1983861
Label
Fallen glory : the lives and deaths of history's greatest buildings, James Crawford
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Jerusalem syndrome: the Temple of Jerusalem
  • Part two:
  • On the unhappiness of empires
  • The
  • rise, decline and fall of the cow pasture: The forum, Rome
  • The
  • library of Babel: the library of Alexandria, Egypt
  • Anarchy's theatre: the Hippodrome of Constantinople
  • The
  • carpet of the world: Madinat al-Zahra, Cordoba, Spain
  • Part one:
  • Part three: The
  • King is dead, long live the King
  • London was, but is no more: Old St Paul's Cathedral, London
  • Journey to the tent at the centre of the world: Karakorum, Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
  • The
  • house of diamonds: the Fortress of Golconda, Hyderabad, India
  • Liberté for sale: the Bastille, Paris
  • Virtual city: Vilcabamba, Espiritu Pampa, Peru
  • Part four:
  • You say utopia, I say dystopia
  • Gods, heroes and monsters
  • Little brother's big brother house: the St Petersburg Panopticon, Okhta, Russia
  • No-man's city: Kowloon Walled City, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • The
  • day the architecture died: Pruitt-Igoe, St Louis, Missouri
  • The
  • mirrorwall: the Berlin Wall, Berlin, East and West Germany
  • No day shall erase you from the memory of time: the twin towers of the World Trade Centre, New York City
  • The
  • deleted city: GeoCities, the World Wide Web
  • Epilogue.
  • Make a name for yourself!: the Tower of Babel, Iraq
  • Let the past meet the future: Palmyra, Tadmor, Syria
  • Modernism's labyrinth: The palace of King Minos, Knossos, Greece
  • The
  • first war memorial: The citadel of Mycenae, the plain of Argos, Greece
  • The
  • Sun City also rises: Akhetaten, Amarna, Egypt
Control code
ocn957656398
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781250118295
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016039186
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)957656398
  • (Sirsi) a1983861

Library Locations

  • Bracewell Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    9002 Kingspoint Dr., Houston, TX, 77075, US
    29.6015138 -95.2454642
  • Carnegie Neighborhood Library and Center for LivingBorrow it
    1050 Quitman, Houston, TX, 77009, US
    29.7820733 -95.3585081
  • Central Library, Jesse H. Jones BuildingBorrow it
    500 McKinney St., Houston, TX, 77002, US
    29.759431 -95.369953
  • Clayton Library for Genealogical ResearchBorrow it
    5300 Caroline, Houston, TX, 77004, US
    29.7261735 -95.3860972
  • Collier Regional LibraryBorrow it
    6200 Pinemont, Houston, TX, 77092, US
    29.8408138 -95.4826992
  • Dixon Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    8002 Hirsch, Houston, TX, 77016, US
    29.8333391 -95.3287599
  • Fifth Ward Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    4014 Market St., Houston, TX, 77020, US
    29.7721894 -95.3305948
  • Floating CollectionBorrow it
  • Flores Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    110 North Milby, Houston, TX, 77003, US
    29.7509344 -95.3348857
  • Freed-Montrose Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    4100 MOntrose, Houston, TX, 77006, US
    29.7355032 -95.391542
  • HPL Digitized CollectionsBorrow it
  • HPL Express Discovery GreenBorrow it
    1500 McKinney St., R2, Houston, TX, 77010, US
    29.7541503 -95.3605381
  • HPL Express SouthwestBorrow it
    6400 High Star, Houston, TX, 77074, US
    29.71093979999999 -95.49596849999999
  • HPL Interlibrary LoanBorrow it
  • Heights Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    1302 Heights Blvd., Houston, TX, 77008, US
    29.794697 -95.397294
  • Henington-Alief Regional LibraryBorrow it
    7979 South Kirkwood, Houston, TX, 77072, US
    29.6922226 -95.5870466
  • Hillendahl Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    2436 Gessner Rd., Houston, TX, 77008, US
    29.815604 -95.5447456
  • Houston Metropolitan Research Center at the Julia Ideson BuildingBorrow it
    550 McKinney St., Houston, TX, 77002, US
    29.7589504 -95.3691522
  • Johnson Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    3517 Reed Rd., Houston, TX, 77051, US
    29.65877739999999 -95.3708359
  • Jungman Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    5830 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX, 77057, US
    29.7384812 -95.4812985
  • Kendall Drive-upBorrow it
    609 N. Eldridge, Houston, TX, 77079, US
    29.7730552 -95.6205706
  • Kendall Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    609 N. Eldridge, Houston, TX, 77079, US
    29.7730552 -95.6205706
  • Lakewood Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    8815 Feland St., Houston, TX, 77028, US
    29.84134 -95.26759919999999
  • Looscan Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    2510 Willowick, Houston, TX, 77027, US
    29.7427971 -95.4420007
  • Mancuso Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    6767 Bellfort, Houston, TX, 77087, US
    29.668117 -95.31027840000002
  • McCrane-Kashmere Gardens Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    5411 Pardee St., Houston, TX, 77026, US
    29.8061908 -95.31667019999999
  • McGovern-Stella Link Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    7405 Stella Link, Hosuotn, TX, 77025, US
    29.6980976 -95.43970879999999
  • Melcher Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    7200 Keller, Houston, TX, 77012, US
    29.706187 -95.289578
  • Meyer Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    5005 West Bellfort, Houston, TX, 77035, US
    29.6680766 -95.4661107
  • Moody Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    9525 Irvington, Houston, TX, 77076, US
    29.8475523 -95.36253049999999
  • Morris Frank Library an HPL Express LocationBorrow it
    10103 Fondren, Brays Oaks Tower Building, Houston, TX, 77096, US
    29.6699914 -95.4830243
  • Oak Forest Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    1349 West 43rd Street, Houston, TX, 77018, US
    29.8275745 -95.4340011
  • Parent Resource Library – Children’s Museum of HoustonBorrow it
    1500 Binz, Houston, TX, 77004, US
    29.72274749999999 -95.385048
  • Park Place regional LibraryBorrow it
    8145 Park Place, Houston, TX, 77017, US
    29.687169 -95.27569899999999
  • Pleasantville Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    1520 Gellhorn, Houston, TX, 77029, US
    29.763806 -95.2732243
  • Ring Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    8835 Long Point, Houston, TX, 77055, US
    29.8026 -95.507916
  • Robinson-Westchase Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    3223 Wilcrest, Houston, TX, 77042, US
    29.72902849999999 -95.5712034
  • Scenic Woods regional LibraryBorrow it
    10677 Homestead Rd., Houston, TX, 77016, US
    29.8698482 -95.30108519999999
  • Shepard-Acres Homes Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    8501 West Montgomery, Houston, TX, 77008, US
    29.8710208 -95.43731269999999
  • Smith Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    3624 Scott st., Houston, TX, 77004, US
    29.7227187 -95.3517172
  • Stanaker Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    611 S-Sgt Macario Garcia, Houston, TX, 77011, US
    29.7400079 -95.3030306
  • Stimely-Blue Ridge Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    7007 W. Fuqua, Houston, TX, 77489, US
    29.5984531 -95.4910613
  • The African American Library at the Gregory SchoolBorrow it
    1300 Victor Street, Houston, TX, 77019, US
    29.7540795 -95.3805613
  • Tuttle Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    702 Kress, Houston, TX, 77002, US
    29.7761689 -95.3077423
  • Vinson Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    3810 W. Fuqua, Houston, TX, 77045, US
    29.6141508 -95.43359149999999
  • Walter Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    7660 Clarewood, Houston, TX, 77036, US
    29.709814 -95.52082
  • Young Neighborhood LibraryBorrow it
    5260 Griggs Rd. Palm Center, Houston, TX, 77021, US
    29.6951263 -95.3318261
Processing Feedback ...