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Urban rivers : remaking rivers, cities, and space in Europe and North America

Author: Castonguay, St�ephane. ; ; Stéphane Castonguay; Matthew D Evenden
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2012.
Series: History of the urban environment.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Castonguay, St�ephane. ; ; Stéphane Castonguay; Matthew D Evenden
ISBN: 9780822961857 0822961857
OCLC Number: 761853103
Description: ix, 302 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Illustrations --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction / Stephane Castonguay and Matthew Evenden --
Industrialization and riverine transformations --
Brussels and its rivers, 1770-1880 : reshaping an urban landscape / Chloe Deligne --
The River Lea in West Ham : a river's role in shaping industrialization on the eastern edge of nineteenth-century London / Jim Clifford --
An urban industrial river : the multiple uses of the Akerselva River, 1850-1900 / Eyvind Bagle --
The riviere des Prairies : more than Montreal's backyard? / Michele Dagenais --
Urbanization and the functions of rivers --
The Seine and Parisian metabolism : growth of capital dependencies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Sabine Barles --
The channelization of the Danube and urban spatial development in Vienna in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Gertrud Haidvogl --
Rivers and risk in the city : the urban floodplain as a contested space / Uwe Lubken --
The St. Lawrence and Montreal's spatial development in the seventeenth through the twentieth century / Jean-Claude Robert --
Urbanization, industrialization, and the firth of forth / T.C. Smout --
Territorialities of water management --
Diverting rivers for Paris, 1760-1820 : needs, quality, resistance / Frederic Graber --
Fluid geographies : urbanizing river basins / Craig E. Colten --
To harmonize human activity with the laws of nature : applying the watershed concept in Manitoba, Canada / Shannon Stunden Bower --
Conclusion / Stephane Castonguay and Matthew Evenden --
Contributors --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: History of the urban environment.
Responsibility: edited by Stephane Castonguay and Matthew Evenden.

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