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Major Works: Geography

You are currently browsing 161–170 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. Centrality and Cities

    By James Bird

    Professor Bird presents a synthesis of the many approaches to the study of a central featuer of modern life - the city, including its distant past and its future. He sees centrality as a mental projection on to space, and discusses the concept in relation to three types of its manifestation in...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Applied Urban Analysis

    A critique and synthesis

    By Ian Cullen

    Much of the theoretical literature in planning and human geography at present is materialist in perspective. This offers a powerful critique but locates the dynamics of urban systems too specifically in just one basic social relationship. It fails to provide an intellectual base broad enough for...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  3. American City Politics

    By Peter J Madgwick

    This book begins with an introductory outline of the structure of the city politics of the United States. There is a study of the city in the federal system, including the politics of feudal aid. This is followed by four case studies: the political roles of mayor, manager, boss and...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  4. English Urban Life

    1776-1851

    By James Walvin

    The years between 1776 and 1851 are of profound importance for the social and urban historian. English town dwellers of the period experienced some fundamental changes in their way of life: rapid population growth; and an unprecedented rate of social change resulting from this. These...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  5. The African City

    By Anthony O'Connor

    This book explores various characteristics of tropical African cities, with special reference to change in the post-independence period. It stresses the diversity of urban forms and urban experience to be found within the region, distinguishing the more general features from those peculiar to...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Movement in Cities

    Spatial Perspectives On Urban Transport And Travel

    By P.W. Daniels, A.M. Warnes

    Movement in Cities describes and analyses urban travel in terms of purpose, distance and frequency of journeys and modes and routes used, concentrating mainly on British towns with many references to the United States and Australia. The authors elucidate the all-important interrelations...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Dynamics of Urban Property Development

    By Jack Rose

    Jack Rose examines the social, economic and political forces which have shaped the towns and cities of the UK since the Industrial Revolution. The unrestricted and largely unplanned development which followed the Industrial Revolution created unacceptable living and working conditions for which a...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Great Cities of the World

    Their government, Politics and Planning

    Edited by W.A. Robson

    The giant city of today is a unique phenomenon. Never before have such acute problems of government, the provision of essential services, planning, social life, and civilized living arisen from uncontrolled urbanization. In the West and in the East, in the more developed and in the less developed...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Inner City Poverty in Paris and London

    By Charles Madge, Peter Willmott

    Both the great cities studied in this book are renowned for their imposing streets and buildings, their cultural and political vitality and their cosmopolitan lifestyles, but just outside their centres are neighbourhoods where ordinairy people have their homes, often living in poverty and sometimes...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Theatres of Accumulation

    Studies in Asian and Latin American Urbanization

    By Warwick Armstrong, T.G. McGee

    In the great cities of Latin America and Asia, international business and local firms meet and, in particular, influence teh development strategies of Third World countries. The authors of Theatres of Accumulation argue that these cities play a crucial role in the process of capital accumulation...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge