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Cities at War in Early Modern Europe
Between 1550 and 1700, artillery siege warfare transformed the European city, which was theorized, fortified, violated, rebuilt, and celebrated by leading artists and architects. The fortified perimeter, with its regular bastions, redefined the identity of the early modern city.Military planning also generated new forms of urban spaces, such as the orderly grid, the ...more
Hardcover, 354 pages
Published August 9th 2010 by Cambridge University Press
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