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  1. 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 May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. 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 May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Crisis and Order in English Towns 1500-1700

    Edited by Peter Clark, Paul Slack

    This collection of essays in English urban history covers a period which has been called 'the Dark Ages in English Economic History', on which it directs a revealing light. The essays range from a discussion of the role of ceremony in the civic life of Coventry at teh end of the Middle Ages to the...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Planning and Profit in the Urban Economy

    By T.A. Broadbent

    This book was first published in 1977....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The English Parish Clergy on the Eve of the Reformation

    By Peter Heath

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Western India in the Nineteenth Century

    A study in the social history of Maharashtra

    By Ravinder Kumar

    First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Islamic Revival in Nepal

    Religion and a New Nation

    By Megan Adamson Sijapati

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    This book draws on extensive fieldwork among Muslims in Nepal to examine the local and global factors that shape contemporary Muslim identity and the emerging Islamic revival movement based in the Kathmandu valley. Nepal's Muslims are active participants in the larger global movement of Sunni...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Dealing with Disaster in Japan

    Responses to the Flight JL123 Crash

    By Christopher Hood

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    Just as the sinking of the Titanic is embedded in the public consciousness in the English-speaking world, so the crash of JAL flight JL123 is part of the Japanese collective memory. The 1985 crash involved the largest loss of life for any single air crash in the world. 520 people, many of whom had...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Immanent Word

    The Turn to Language in German Philosophy, 1759-1801

    By Katie Terezakis

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    The Immanent Word establishes that the philosophical study of language inaugurated in the 1759 works of Hamann and Lessing marks a paradigm shift in modern philosophy; it analyzes the transformation of that shift in works of Herder, Kant, Fichte, Novalis and Schlegel. It contends that recent...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

  10. Left in Transformation

    Uruguayan Exiles and the Latin American Human Rights Network, 1967 -1984

    By Vania Markarian

    Series: Latin American Studies

    This book takes an innovative look at international relations. Focusing on the worldwide campaign against abuses by the right-wing authoritarian regime in Uruguay (1973-1984), it explores how norms and ideas interact with political interests, both global and domestic. It examines joint actions by...

    Published May 1st 2013 by Routledge

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