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  1. 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

  2. Seaports and Development

    The Experience of Kenya and Tanzania

    By B. S. Hoyle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    This book, originally published in 1983, demonstrates the importance of seaports in the growth of less-developed countries. The author focuses on the character of port activity within the context of transport systems and regional economic planning. General principles of port development are...

    Published March 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Chinatowns in a Transnational World

    Myths and Realities of an Urban Phenomenon

    Edited by Vanessa Künnemann, Ruth Mayer

    This book explores the history, the reality, and the complex fantasy of American and European Chinatowns and traces the patterns of transnational travel and traffic between China, South East Asia, Europe, and the United States which informed the development of these urban sites. Despite obvious...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Planning African Development

    Edited by Glen Norcliffe, Tom Pinfold

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Development

    First published in 1981, this book concerns specifically the Kenyan experience with regards to development planning but, given that the problems of hunger poverty and underdevelopment manifest themselves in slightly different forms across all African countries, this book has considerable relevance...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Human Health and Forests

    A Global Overview of Issues, Practice and Policy

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    Hundreds of millions of people live and work in forests across the world. One vital aspect of their lives, yet largely unexamined, is the challenge of protecting and enhancing the unique relationship between the health of forests and the health of people. This book, written for a broad audience, is...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Dirty Words

    Writings on the History and Culture of Pollution

    By Hannah Bradby

    Series: Environmentalism and Politics Set

    Did dinosaurs contribute to global warming? What is rubbish theory and what indeed is rubbish? And how did the whale become a cuddly toy? And why did we decide to saturate our land and food with pesticides? Dirty Words examines all of these questions and also includes a study of pollution in...

    Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge

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