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Modern cities : ten variations

Author: William Solesbury
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents ten types of city that are the product of the modernisation of the world in the past two centuries. That modernisation has changed the economic, social and political context in which cities have developed, as well as the form and function of cities themselves. Of the ten city types detailed, some of them--like national capitals, resorts for pilgrims or gamblers or tourists, city states or  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Solesbury
ISBN: 9781527533905 1527533905
OCLC Number: 1101186544
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Intro; Contents; Preface; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Chapter Ten; Chapter Eleven; Notes and References; Photo Sources; Thanks
Responsibility: by William Solesbury.

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This book presents ten types of city that are the product of the modernisation of the world in the past two centuries. That modernisation has changed the economic, social and political context in  Read more...

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"This is a really impressive book. The object is to get to the bottom of different types of cities. These are types that bring together, in a provocative way, similarities that might otherwise elude: Read more...

 
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