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New and Published Books

  1. Cultures and Disasters

    Understanding Cultural Framings in Disaster Risk Reduction

    Edited by Fred Krüger, Greg Bankoff, Terry Cannon, Benedikt Orlowski, E. Lisa F. Schipper

    Series: Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

    Why did the people of the Zambesi Delta affected by severe flooding return early to their homes or even choose to not evacuate? How is the forced resettlement of small-scale farmers living along the foothills of an active volcano on the Philippines impacting on their day-to-day livelihood routines?...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Geography (Routledge Revivals)

    An International Perspective

    Edited by John Eyles

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Social geography has been one of the most important growth areas within the field of geography in recent decades. It has brought within geographical analysis a wide range of new topics, such as ethnic segregation, crime and environment and inner city problems. First published in 1986, this edited...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Price of War

    Urbanization in Vietnam, 1954-1985

    By Nigel Thrift, Dean Forbes

    Much rare material is incorporated in this unique account of urbanization in a developing country that was ravaged by war for twenty years. With due emphasis on the experience of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), the authors present an account of what happened to the towns and cities of Vietnam...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Politics, Planning and the City

    By Michael Goldsmith

    Politics, Planning and the City is designed to introduce the complex political processes and problems of the modern city. The author begins by setting the theoretical context and discusses models of democracy, power and the nature of policy. Next he examines change and the city, by focusing on...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Parents and Children in the Inner City

    By Harriett Wilson, G.W. Herbert

    This book was first published in 1978....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A History of London Transport

    The Nineteenth Century

    By T.C. Barker, Michael Robbins

    This is not merely the story of the origins of the world's largest urban passenger transport system: it is also, as it must be, the story of the growth of London itself from teh early days of the nineteenth century. This volume traces the developmen down to 1900 of every kind of public...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Industries of London Since 1861

    By P.G. Hall

    Hall argues that 'London was the chief manufacturing centre of the country in 1861, and without doubt for centuries before that'. This book looks at industries in London over time from 1861. This book was first published in 1962. ...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Simulating the Urban Economy

    Experiments with input-output techniques

    Edited by P. Smith, W.I. Morrison

    This book was first published in it's current form in 1974....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Slums and Slum Clearance in Victorian London

    By J.A. Yelling

    This book was first published in 1986. ...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Migration and Urban Development

    By Brinley Thomas

    This book provides a fascinating insight into the development of the nineteenth century Atlantic economy and the nature of contemporary migration. In particular the author argues that the assumption that the United States economy was the unmoved mover in the fluctuations of the international...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge