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The city : the basics / Kevin Archer.

By: Archer, Kevin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The basics.Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2013Description: 219 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780415670791 (pbk.); 9780415670807 (hbk.); 9780203084663 (ebk.).Subject(s): Cities and towns | Sociology, Urban | City and town lifeDDC classification: 307.76 ARC.H Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Cities and city life -- Cities as the source of civilization -- From trading to industrial cities -- From industrial to post-industrial cities -- City economics -- City politics -- City culture -- City environment -- City planning -- City futures.
Summary: 'The City' provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. It draws on a range of perspectives - economic, political, cultural, and environmental - to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich global north and the poorer global south.
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Cities and city life -- Cities as the source of civilization -- From trading to industrial cities -- From industrial to post-industrial cities -- City economics -- City politics -- City culture -- City environment -- City planning -- City futures.

'The City' provides a brief yet compelling overview of the study of cities and city life. It draws on a range of perspectives - economic, political, cultural, and environmental - to provide a broad comparison of the evolution of cities in the rich global north and the poorer global south.

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