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Graduate Record 2017-2018 
Graduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

ARH 7040 - Metropolis

This lecture course focuses on cities as centers of cultural, social, and artistic activity. It considers how we define cities, the forces that create and sustain them, and what makes them culturally distinctive. It looks at several cities at their moments of cultural, political, and architectural glory: Istanbul in the 16thcentury, London in the late 17th and 18th centuries, Paris in the 19th century, New York in the 20th century, and Shanghai in the 21st century.

Credits: 3