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City Lights: Illuminating the American Night

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Today's cities shine brightly at night, illuminated by millions of street lamps, neon signs, and incandescent and fluorescent bulbs burning in the windows of office blocks, apartment buildings, and homes. Indeed, the modern city is in large part defined by this brilliance. In contrast, cities before the end of the 19th century were dominated by shadows and darkness, their ...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published July 25th 2001 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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