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Product Description: In 2008 for the first time the majority of the planet's inhabitants lived in cities and towns. Becoming globally urban has been one of mankind's greatest collective achievements over time, and raises many questions. How did global city systems evolve and interact in the past? How have historic urban patterns impacted on those of the contemporary world? And what were the key drivers in the roller-coaster of urban change over the millennia - market forces such as trade and industry, rulers and governments, competition and collaboration between cities, or the urban environment and demographic forces? This pioneering comparative work by leading scholars drawn from a range of disciplines offers the first detailed comparative study of urban development from ancient times to the present day...read more
By Peter Clark (editor)

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9780199589531 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 6, 2013, cover price $175.00 | About this edition: In 2008 for the first time the majority of the planet's inhabitants lived in cities and towns.

Paperback:

9780198779377 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 5, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: In 2008 for the first time the majority of the planet's inhabitants lived in cities and towns.

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Product Description: One of the most troubling consequences of the 2008 global financial collapse was the midstream abandonment of several large-scale speculative urban and suburban projects. The resulting scars on the landscape, large subdivisions with only marked-out plots and half-finished roads, are the subject of The City That Never Was, an eye-opening look at what happens when development, particularly what the author calls "speculative urbanization" is out of sync with financial reality...read more

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9781616893903 | 1 edition (Princeton Architectural Pr, January 12, 2016), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: One of the most troubling consequences of the 2008 global financial collapse was the midstream abandonment of several large-scale speculative urban and suburban projects.

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Product Description: People have designed cities long before there were urban designers. In Shapers of Urban Form, Peter Larkham and Michael Conzen have commissioned new scholarship on the forces, people, and institutions that have shaped cities from the Middle Ages to the present day...read more
By Michael P. Conzen (editor) and Peter J. Larkham (editor)

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9780415738897 | Routledge, June 20, 2014, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: People have designed cities long before there were urban designers.

Paperback:

9780415738903 | Routledge, August 25, 2014, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: People have designed cities long before there were urban designers.

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Product Description: This book gives an overview of different factors involved in the emergence and change in early urban societies in fourth-millennium Mesopotamia and Egypt; pre-Shang China; Classie horizon Central Mexico, Oaxaca, and the Maya Area; and Middle Horizon societies in the Andean Region...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Linda Manzanilla (editor)

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9780306454943 | Plenum Pub Corp, November 1, 1996, cover price $269.00 | About this edition: This book gives an overview of different factors involved in the emergence and change in early urban societies in fourth-millennium Mesopotamia and Egypt; pre-Shang China; Classie horizon Central Mexico, Oaxaca, and the Maya Area; and Middle Horizon societies in the Andean Region.

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Product Description: At the close of the nineteenth century, industrialization and urbanization marked the end of the traditional understanding of society as rooted in agriculture. Urban Modernity examines the construction of an urban-centered, industrial-based culture--an entirely new social reality based on science and technology...read more

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9780262013987 | New edition (Mit Pr, April 16, 2010), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: At the close of the nineteenth century, industrialization and urbanization marked the end of the traditional understanding of society as rooted in agriculture.

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Product Description: Der Band versammelt dreizehn Einzelstudien zur Urbanisierung und städtischen Entwicklung in Deutschland, Europa und den USA seit 1800. Ohne eine geschlossene Gesamtdarstellung ersetzen zu können, ergeben die einzelnen Kapitel in ihrer Gesamtheit doch ein Gesamtbild der Bedeutung der Stadt in Europa und Nordamerika während der letzten 200 Jahre...read more

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9783631588550 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, January 30, 2009, cover price $60.95 | About this edition: Der Band versammelt dreizehn Einzelstudien zur Urbanisierung und städtischen Entwicklung in Deutschland, Europa und den USA seit 1800.

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Product Description: Drawing from evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and sociology, this truly interdisciplinary study explores how the drive to find social connection has shaped the size, structure, and organization of human communities from the Stone Age to the post-industrial present...read more

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9780393927276 | W W Norton & Co Inc, July 1, 2005, cover price $25.45 | About this edition: Drawing from evolutionary biology, neuroscience, and sociology, this truly interdisciplinary study explores how the drive to find social connection has shaped the size, structure, and organization of human communities from the Stone Age to the post-industrial present.

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9780226034652 | Univ of Chicago Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $59.95

Paperback:

9780226034669 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, June 18, 1991), cover price $46.00

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9780801838491 | Reprint edition (Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 1, 1989), cover price $30.00

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Product Description: The Urban Millennium focuses upon the spatial adaptation of cities as a factor in urbanization. Konvitz explores how the evolution of city building strategies has accompanied and facilitated other aspects of urban development. By taking a long historical perspective, he shows that cities were more easily adapted to changing circumstances before and dur­ing the industrialization...read more

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9780809312016 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, March 1, 1985, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Urban Millennium focuses upon the spatial adaptation of cities as a factor in urbanization.

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