Barcelona is the second book in Polity s exciting new Cities in World History series, which provides the general reader and traveller with historically informed companions to the world s greatest cities.
Andrew Leach s Rome is the first book in Polity s exciting new Cities in World History series, which aims to provide the general reader and traveller with historically informed companions to the world s greatest cities.
Introductory overview of the discipline of architectural history, in the What is History? series. Provides students with an entry point to the major theories, concepts, and debates around the study of the history of architecture.
Throughout the western world, a whole generation is being priced out of the housing market. While wages and incomes continue to stagnate for the majority, house prices and rents remain staggeringly high. For millions of people, particularly millennials, the basic goal of acquiring decent, affordable accommodation is a distant dream.
Walmart. Coca-Cola. BP. Toyota. The world economy runs on the profits of transnational corporations. Politicians need their backing. Non-profit organizations rely on their philanthropy. People look to their brands for meaning. And their power continues to rise.