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The Mexican border cities : landscape anatomy and place personality

Author: Daniel D Arreola; James R Curtis
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1993.
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Considers border cities, as "Mexican places modified by American influences," from the perspectives of urban morphology, and the urban built environment. Examines 18 settlements from towns of less than 10,000 to cities of nearly a million people. The authors contend that despite their proximity to the US, these cities remain essentially Mexican. More than 75 maps and b&w photos.
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Arreola, Daniel D. (Daniel David), 1950-
Mexican border cities.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)647475725
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel D Arreola; James R Curtis
ISBN: 0816512876 9780816512874 0816514410 9780816514410
OCLC Number: 26129034
Description: xix, 258 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Border cities
Responsibility: Daniel D. Arreola, James R. Curtis.

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Considers border cities, as "Mexican places modified by American influences," from the perspectives of urban morphology, and the urban built environment. Examines 18 settlements from towns of less than 10,000 to cities of nearly a million people. The authors contend that despite their proximity to the US, these cities remain essentially Mexican. More than 75 maps and b&w photos.

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"At long last there is a good book on one of the most-talked-about but least-understood regions of the world. . . . Arreola and Curtis utilize an engaging informal style of writing that makes the Read more...

 
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