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  1. Virtual Geographies

    Bodies, Space and Relations

    Edited by Mike Crang, Phil Crang, Jon May

    Series: Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication

    This book examines the interrelationship between telecommunications and tourism in shaping the nature of space, place and the urban at the end of the twentieth century. They discuss how these agents are instrumental in the production of homogenous world-spaces, and how htese, in turn, presuppose...

    Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge

  2. European Cities and Technology

    Industrial to Post-Industrial Cities

    By Colin Chant, David Goodman

    Series: Cities and Technology

    Cities & Technology, a series of three textbooks and three readers, explores one of the most fundamental changes in the history of human society: the transition from predominantly rural to urban ways of living. This series presents a new social history of technology, using primarily urban settings...

    Published March 24th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Unsettling Cities

    Movement/Settlement

    Edited by John Allen, Doreen Massey, Michael Pryke

    Series: Understanding Cities

    This text examines the global nature of cities - cities whose openness has shaped their dynamism and character.It explores cities as sites of movement, migration and settlement where different peoples, cultures and environments combine. Unsettling Cities explores the mix of proximity and difference...

    Published February 17th 1999 by Routledge

  4. The Pre-Industrial Cities and Technology Reader

    Edited by Colin Chant

    Series: Cities and Technology

    The Pre-Industrial Cities Reader is designed to be used on its own or as a companion volume to the accompanying Pre-Industrial Cities: Open University textbook, in the same series. Compiled as a reference source for students, this reader is divided into three main sections, presenting key readings...

    Published December 16th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Pre-Industrial Cities and Technology

    By Colin Chant, David Goodman

    Series: Cities and Technology

    This, the first book in the series, explores cities from the earliest earth built settlements to the dawn of the industrial age exploring ancient, Medieval, early modern and renaissance cities. Among the cities examined are Uruk, Babylon, Thebes, Athens, Rome, Constantinople, Baghdad, Siena,...

    Published December 16th 1998 by Routledge

  6. Lefebvre, Love and Struggle

    Spatial Dialectics

    By Rob Shields

    Lefebvre, Love and Struggle provides the only comprehensive guide to Lefebvre's work. It is an accessible introduction to one of the most significant European thinkers of the twentieth century. Rob Shields draws on the full range of Lefebvres writings, including many previously untranslated and...

    Published December 9th 1998 by Routledge

  7. The Condition of Sustainability

    By Ian Drummond, Terry Marsden

    This book examines the political economy of sustainable development. The authors consider why most approaches to sustainable development have proved inadequate. Bringing together key ideas from social theory, food regimes and sustainability debates, the book presents a new and more dynamic way of...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  8. Writes of Passage

    Reading Travel Writing

    Edited by James Duncan, Derek Gregory

    Writes of Passage explores the interplay between a system of "othering" which travelers bring to a place, and the "real" geographical difference they discover upon arrival. Exposing the tensions between the imaginary and real, Duncan and Gregory and a team of leading internationa contributors focus...

    Published December 2nd 1998 by Routledge

  9. European Integration and Housing Policy

    Edited by Mark Kleinman, Walter Matznetter, Mark Stephens

    This book presents a series of debates arising from the housing needs of different EU countries. The authors address key issues by examining in turn: * the consequences of European integration for different housing markets * the impact of the Maastricht Treaty and other policy documents * the...

    Published November 4th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Encyclopedia of China

    History and Culture

    Edited by Dorothy Perkins

    Presents a representative cross-section of entries on all aspects of the history and culture of China. Alphabetically organized, the entries include * major cities and provinces* historical eras and figures* government and politics* economics* religion* language and the writing system*...

    Published October 31st 1998 by Routledge