Saving the City

Saving the City is a problem-oriented book. All the chapters were first delivered as talks—essentially problem-posing/solving talks —to seminars or colloquia, and reflect the diversity of their origins. The book offers fresh resolutions ...

Saving the City

Saving the City provides a detailed analysis of the attempts of ancient writers and thinkers, from Homer to Cicero, to construct and recommend political ideals of statesmanship and ruling, of the political community and of how it should be founded in justice. Malcolm Schofield debates to what extent the Greeks and Romans deal with the same issues as modern political thinkers.

More Books:

Saving the City
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Richard Roberts
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-28 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

In London, the world's foremost financial centre, the week before the outbreak of the First World War saw the breakdown of the markets, culminating with the closure for the first time ever of the London Stock Exchange on Friday 31 July. Outside the Bank of England a long anxious queue
Saving the City
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Malcolm Schofield
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Saving the City provides a detailed analysis of the attempts of ancient writers and thinkers, from Homer to Cicero, to construct and recommend political ideals of statesmanship and ruling, of the political community and of how it should be founded in justice. Malcolm Schofield debates to what extent the Greeks
'Saving' the City
Language: en
Pages: 326
Authors: Paula Bialski, Heike Derwanz, Birke Otto
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-15 - Publisher: Mayflybooks/Ephemera

This special issue of ephemera maps social practices of collective organizing on a low budget in cities today. '"Saving" the city' expresses the imperative to economize while at the same time harbouring the desire to 'rescue' - recollecting an urban civil society via mobilizing the public, helping neighbourhoods, creating public
Saving the City
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Richard Roberts
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

A week before the outbreak of the First World War, an acute financial crisis surged over London: the Stock Exchange closed; money markets worldwide were paralysed. Drawing on diaries, letters, memoirs, press reports, and official archives, this book tells the extraordinary, and largely unknown, story of the first true global
Saving the Nation
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Thomas H. Reilly
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-18 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

While Protestant Christians made up only a small percentage of China's overall population during the Republican period, they were heavily represented among the urban elite. Protestant influence was exercised through churches, hospitals, and schools, and reached beyond these institutions into organizations such as the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) and