The creation of modern Athens : planning the myth / Eleni Bastéa

Author(s): Bastéa, Eleni
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Subjects: City planning--Greece--Athens--History--19th century
Nationalism and architecture--Greece--Athens
Athens (Greece)--Buildings, structures, etc
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000
LC Classification: N, NA
Physical Description: xix, 280 p. : ill., maps, plans ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Prologue : Finding Athens
Introduction 1
1. Athens, 1834 6
2. Modern Greece: Between History and Myth 15
3. "From Barbarity to Civilization": Planning the Modern Greek State 43
4. Planning New Athens 69
5. After the Grand Designs 105
6. Building the Capital 146
7. Fin-de-Siecle Athens 181
Appendix 217
Notes 225
Selected Bibliography 265
Index 275
Notes: LCCN: 99010717
ISBN: 0521641209 (hc.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-273) and index
OCLC Number: 40632070
ISBN/ISSN: 0521641209