Buenos Aires: Ediciones Infinito, 2007. b/w , bios/chrons., facs., maps., ports., tbls., appen., bibl., color pict. fldg. wrps. Item #88103
Book covering more than 450 years of urban history of the city of Buenos Aires since its foundation in 1536 to its present transformation in one of the 10 largest metropolitan areas of the world. Urbanists Gutman and Hardoy explore the complex modern history of a city formerly considered one of Latin America's cultural, scientific and political important centers and how globalization and economic forces has impacted the social and urban spaces of this developing country. The present publication is a SECOND AUGMENTED EDITION of the book first published in 1991that Gutman and the late Hardoy wrote in collaboration.