Urban historical geography : recent progress in Britain and Germany (Book, 1987) [WorldCat.org]
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Urban historical geography : recent progress in Britain and Germany

Urban historical geography : recent progress in Britain and Germany

Author: Dietrich Denecke; Gareth Shaw
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Series: Cambridge studies in historical geography, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This 1988 book provides a comparative review of research in urban historical geography in Britain and West Germany. It draws together a wide range of material on the history of urban development to  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dietrich Denecke; Gareth Shaw
ISBN: 0521343623 9780521343626
OCLC Number: 502217153
Notes: Includes index.
Description: [670] pages : illustrations, plans.
Contents: List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; 1. Introduction Dietrich Deneke and Gareth Shaw; Part I. Recent Trends in Urban Historical Geography: 2. Research in British urban historical geography Richard Dennis and Hugh Prince; 3. Research in German urban historical geography Dietrich Denecke; Part II. The Evolution of Urban Settlement and the Development of the Medieval Town: 4. The town in the Norman colonisations of the British Isles Brian Graham; 5. Urban archaeological research in Germany: a regional review of medieval topographic development Hans Stephan; 6. Recent development in early medieval urban history and archaeology in England Chris Dyer; 7. Urban archaeology in Germany and the study of topographic, functional and social structures Heiko Steuer; 8. English medieval town planning Terry Slater; Part III. Social Areas and Social Patterns: 9. Economy and society in eighteenth-century English towns: Bristol in the 1770s Elizabeth Baigent; 10. Social status and place of residence in preindustrial German towns: recent studies in social topography Dietrich Deneke; 11. The economic and social spatial structure of an early industrial town: Aachen Claudia Erdman; 12. The social geography of nineteenth-century British cities: a review Colin Pooley and Richard Lawton; 13. Patrician urban landlords: research on patronal relations in nineteenth-century 'estate-towns' in the British Isles Lindsay Proudfoot; Part IV. Urban Functional Change: 14. The development of urban centrality in England and Wales Harold Carter; 15. The persistence and dynamics of office functions in West German cities since the late nineteenth century Heinz Heineberg and Norbert DeLang; 16. Recent research on the commercial structure of nineteenth-century British cities Gareth Shaw; Part V. Urban Morphology and the Historicity of Townscape: 17. Morphogenesis, morphological regions and secular human agency in the historic townscape, as exemplified by Ludlow M. R. G. Conzen; 18. The metrological analysis of early modern planned towns Jurgen Lafrenz; 19. Recent developments in urban morphology Jeremy Whitehand; 20. Historical geography and conservation planning in British towns Terry Slater and Gareth Shaw; Part VI. Conclusions: 21. Future developments in Anglo-German studies of urban historical geography Dietrich Deneke and Gareth Shaw; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in historical geography, 10.
Responsibility: edited by Dietrich Denecke and Gareth Shaw.


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