The City as a Work of Art: London, Paris, Vienna

Donald J. Olsen, Author Yale University Press $45 (346p) ISBN 978-0-300-04212-2
Olsen's thesis is that these three European capitals were each deliberately conceived as a unified work of art to reinforce the values of the dominant class and to serve their leisure pursuits. This is ``a delightful and gripping, richly illustrated social history,'' noted PW . (September)
Reviewed on: 07/27/1988
Release date: 07/01/1988
Hardcover - 341 pages - 978-0-300-02870-6
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