Item Number: 148461
Title: Engineering the Eternal City: Infrastructure, Topography, and the Culture of Knowledge in Late Sixteenth-Century Rome
Author: Long, Pamela O
Record created on 03/22/2018
Description: Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2018. 27cm., pbk., 368pp., 73 illus.
Contents: Introduction- Rome- Portrait of the Late Sixteenth-Century City. 1. Troubled Waters- The Tiber River. 2. The Streets and Sewers of Rome. 3. Repairing the Acqua Vergine- Conflict and Process. 4. Contested Infrastructure. 5. Roman Topography and Images of the City. 6. Maps, Guidebooks, and the World of Print. 7. Reforming the Streets. 8. Engineering Spectacle and Urban Reality. Conclusion- A City in Transition.
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