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  1. Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    By Arturo Almandoz

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in the early twentieth century, when...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Religion, Heritage and the Sustainable City

    Hinduism and urbanisation in Jaipur

    By Yamini Narayanan

    Series: Routledge Research in Religion and Development

    The speed and scale of urbanisation in India is unprecedented almost anywhere in the world and has tremendous global implications. The religious influence on the urban experience has resonances for all aspects of urban sustainability in India and yet it remains a blind spot while articulating...

    To Be Published October 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. America's Urban History

    By Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven Hunt Corey

    The history of the American city is, in many ways, the history of the United States. Although rural traditions have also left their impact on the country, cities and urban living have been vital components of America for centuries, and an understanding of the urban experience is essential to...

    To Be Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Cities of Light

    Two Centuries of Urban Illumination

    Edited by Sandy Isenstadt, Dietrich Neumann, Margaret Maile Petty

    Cities of Light is the first global overview of modern urban illumination, a development that allows human wakefulness to colonize the night, doubling the hours available for purposeful and industrious activities. Urban lighting is undergoing a revolution due to recent developments in lighting...

    To Be Published February 1st 2015 by Routledge

  5. The South Asian City

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Series: Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

    Economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive growth and transformations on-going in the cities of this...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Urbanisation and Social Change in India

    Making Citizens

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Series: Royal Asiatic Society Books

    As urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination becomes crucial factor in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic dimension. While Indian...

    To Be Published March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Urbanization in China

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti, Jiong Wu

    Series: Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Companion to American Urbanism

    Edited by Joseph Heathcott

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    To Be Published July 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Guidebook to Jane Jacobs' The Death and Life of Great American Cities

    By Peter Laurence

    Series: The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

    Jane Jacobs’ The Death and Life of Great American Cities was published in 1961 and is now generally considered one of the most important books ever written on cities and city life. At a time when suburbia appeared to be human destiny, and architectural and urban theorists questioned whether the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

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