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  1. Urban Sociology

    By R.N. Morris

    This book offers a coherant theoretical introduction to urban sociology. Based on the urban theory of Louis Wirth, it systematically examines Wirth's principal ideas in the contexts of pre-industrial cities, industrial cities and bureaucracies. Morris discusses conditions for the emergence of...

    Published March 28th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Social Theory and the Urban Question

    By Peter Saunders

    Social Theory and the Urban Question offers a guide to, and a critical evaluation of key themes in contemporary urban social theory, as well as a re-examination of more traditional approaches in the light of recent developments and criticism. Dr Saunders discusses current theoretical positions in...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Nature's Spectacle

    The World's First National Parks and Protected Places

    By John Sheail

    National parks have always been an emotive and iconic symbol, ever since the first parks of the modern era were created in the mid-nineteenth century. This book, based on original research, delves deeply into their character and significance, and the larger context in which they developed. ...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Medieval London

    By Gwyn A. Williams

    This unique study is based on the careful interpretation of evidence in the commercial and administrative records of the City and in the royal records, of the process by which London developed from a commune of a feudal kingdom into the capital city of the English nation. The period covered is the...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Impact of Railways on Victorian Cities

    By John R. Kellett

    The arrival of the railway was one of the most far reaching events in the history of the Victorian city. The present study, based upon detailed case histories of Britain's five largest cities (London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester and Liverpool), shows how the railways gave Victorian cities their...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  6. European Urbanization, 1500-1800

    By Jan de Vries

    In European Urbanization Jan de Vries provides a comprehensive data base for understanding the nature of the changes that took place in European cities from 1500 to 1800. The book is based on an immense systematic survey of the population history of 379 European cities with 10,000 or more...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Household Waste Recycling

    By Richard Waite

    Series: Environmental Management Set

    Households in the UK each generate around one tonne of waste per year, and the successful management and disposal of this waste is becoming an increasingly important issue. In many cases, recycling is the most sensible option, and the UK government has set a target to recycle a quarter of all...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Garden Cities of To-Morrow

    By Ebenezer Howard

    Edited by F.J. Osborn

    Originally published in 1898 as To-Morrow: A peaceful path to reform, "the book", writes F.J. Osborn "holds a unique place in town planning literature, is cited in all planning bibliographies, stands on the shelves of the more important libraries, and is alluded to in most books on planning; yet...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. François Blondel

    Architecture, Erudition, and the Scientific Revolution

    By Anthony Gerbino

    Series: The Classical Tradition in Architecture

    First director of the Académie royale d’architecture, François Blondel established a lasting model for architectural education that helped transform a still largely medieval profession into the one we recognize today. Most well known for his 1676 urban plan of Paris, Blondel is also celebrated as...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Global Ideologies and Urban Landscapes

    Edited by Manfred Steger, Anne McNevin

    Series: Rethinking Globalizations

    How do political ideologies and urban landscapes intersect in the context of globalization? This volume illuminates the production of ideologies as both discursive and spatial phenomena in distinct contributions that ground their analysis in cities of the Global North and South. From Sydney to...

    Published February 15th 2013 by Routledge

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