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Major Works: Geography

You are currently browsing 151–160 of 197 new and published major works in the subject of Geography — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. The Rise of Urban America

    By Constantine McLaughlin Green

    The rise of cities in the United States from the early seventeenth century to the 1960s is the subject of this sophisticated and witty appraisal by a Pulitzer Prize historian. Constance McLaughlin Green traces the forces - economic, political, social - that led to today's urban civilization,...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  2. Four years Old in an Urban Community

    By John Newson, Elizabeth Newson

    John and Elizabeth Newson investigate the upbringing of seven hundred Nottingham children as they reach the age of four. Parents are interviewed in their homes with a realistic yet human approach and the minimum of technical jargon, and the open-ended questions allow them to produce 'a detailed and...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  3. The City in Cultural Context

    Edited by John Agnew, John Mercer, David Sopher

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  4. The Dynamics of Urbanism

    By Peter F. Smith

    Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century. For further information on this collection please email info.research@routledge.co.uk....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  5. Power and Party in an English City

    An account of single-party rule

    By David G. Green

    Power and Party in an English City provides an account of how decisions are taken by the state at the level of locality. More specifically, it is an account of the private policy-making activities of a ruling Labour group of councillors in the major English city of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. Despite the...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Sociology of Urban Living

    By Harold E. Nottridge

    The urban setting in which people live has an important influence upon the organization and planning of their social lives. H. E. Nottridge here presents a valuable introduction to the field of urban sociology, showing that it is a theoretical discipline which is worthy of consideration in its own...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Urban Geography

    A Study of Site, Evolution, Patern and Classification in Villages, Towns and Cities

    Edited by Griffith Taylor

    This book is divided into three parts. The first deals with typical settelements in each of the seven continents, the early stages of settlements, land surveys and general phases of town evolution. The second part discusses changes in site and patter, from Neolithic to modern times. The third part...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  8. Education and the City

    Theory, History and Contemporary Practice

    Edited by Gerald Grace

    City schools, especially those attended by working class and ethnic minority pupils are teh catalysts of many significant issues in educational debate and policy making. They bring into sharp focus questions to do with class, gender and race relations in education; concepts of equality of...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  9. The Peckham Experiment

    A study of the living structure of society

    By Innes H. Pearse, Lucy H. Crocker

    This book was first published in 1943....

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Half a Century of Municipal Decline

    1935-1985

    Edited by Martin Louglin, M. David Gelfand, Ken Young

    Local government passed unscathed through the political and economic upheavals which followed the Great Depression. Contemporary commentators had every reason to look forward to continued growth and expansion in the role of local government, which was seen as the main vehicle for the social...

    Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge