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Recent Arab City Growth: Beeing primarily an arranged selection of the writer's articles appearing in the Kuwaiti and Lebanese press during 1959-1967 [INSCRIBED AND SIGNED]

Shiber, Dr. Saba George

Published by Kuwait Government Printing Press, Kuwait, 1970
Condition: g to vg Soft cover

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Folio (9 1/2 x 12 7/8"). XXVII, [1], 832pp. Original decorative green wrappers with Arabic script in red on front cover, and reproductions of articles in English printed in black on back cover. Free front endpaper inscribed and signed by the author. Illustrated title page. Illustrated with hundreds of b/w and color photographic reproductions, this scarce work is a compilation of the author's articles on modern city planning in Arab countries. It is an engaging read and invaluable for those who seek a deeper understanding of the massive urban transformations which occured in Arab cities in the 1950s and 1960s. "Recent Arab City Growth" is a substantial and accessible contribution to the scholarship on modern Arab cities and provides fascinating critical insight into a dynamic and rapidly-changing region. The many striking color photographs featured in this book are reproduced on coated paper.As the author died during the publication of the book, a last leaf has been added at rear informing the reader about the author's life and sudden death.Spine partly creased and taped at head and tail. Lower back corner bumped, thus affecting pages throughout. Wrappers in overall good-, interior in good to very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 40335

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Title: Recent Arab City Growth: Beeing primarily an...

Publisher: Kuwait Government Printing Press, Kuwait

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First edition.

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