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Urban Geography (Routledge Revivals)

An Introductory Guide

By David Clark

Routledge – 1982 – 232 pages

Series: Routledge Revivals

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    978-0-415-85814-4
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Description

This book, first published in 1982, addressed the need for a fresh and comprehensive guide to the rapidly expanding area of urban geography. Drawing on examples from cities in a number of countries, including the U.S.A., David Clark outlines the contribution of geographers to the understanding of the city and urban society, and analyses the growth of the urban environment alongside planning and policy. A thorough and unique study, this title will be of particular value to undergraduate students, as well as laying the foundations for a more advanced study in urban geography and planning.

Contents

List of Figures; List of Tables; Preface; 1. The Field of Urban Geography 2. Defining Urban Places 3. The Growth of Towns and Cities 4. The Urbanisation of Society 5. Urban Location and the Urban System 6. The Internal Structure of the City 7. Urban Planning and Urban Policy; References; Index

Name: Urban Geography (Routledge Revivals): An Introductory Guide (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: By David Clark. This book, first published in 1982, addressed the need for a fresh and comprehensive guide to the rapidly expanding area of urban geography. Drawing on examples from cities in a number of countries, including the U.S.A., David Clark outlines the...
Categories: Urban Geography, Planning - Human Geography, City and Urban Planning, Population Geography