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  • Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots

    By Erualdo Romero Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, in the early twenty-first century and the investment of this capital in large-sale urban developments have significantly transformed the city’s built environment. Therefore, to understand urban transformation in Amman during this period it is important to…

    Hardback – 2017-01-30 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Encounters in Planning Thought

    16 Autobiographical Essays from Key Thinkers in Spatial Planning

    Edited by Beatrix Haselsberger

    Encounters in Planning Thought builds on the intellectual legacy of spatial planning through essays by leading scholars from around the world, including John Friedmann, Peter Marcuse, Patsy Healey, Andreas Faludi, Judith Innes, Rachelle Alterman and many more. Each author provides a fascinating and…

    Paperback – 2017-01-17 
    Routledge

  • Architectural Conservation in Asia

    National Experiences and Practice

    By John H. Stubbs, Robert G. Thomson

    At a time when organized heritage protection in Asia is developing at a rapid pace, Architectural Conservation in Asia provides the first comprehensive overview of architectural conservation practice from Afghanistan to the Philippines. The country-by-country analysis adopted by the book draws out…

    Hardback – 2016-10-06
    Routledge

  • Seville: Through the Urban Void

    By Miguel Torres

    Recent years have seen a growing interest in undetermined and unqualified urban spaces. Understanding cities as spaces for encounter, conflict and otherness, this book argues that this indeterminacy is not marginal but a key characteristic of urban space, and degrees of liberty foster change,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Advertising and Public Memory

    Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives on Ghost Signs

    Edited by Stefan Schutt, Sam Roberts, Leanne White

    This is the first scholarly collection to examine the social and cultural aspects on the worldwide interest in the faded remains of advertising signage (popularly known as ‘ghost signs’). Contributors to this volume examine the complex relationships between the signs and those who…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The True India (1939)

    A Plea for Understanding

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1939, this book sets out to refute some of the ‘unjust charges laid at India’s door’ and correct the ‘false impressions’ that prevailed at the time. The author argues that the distorted view of the social conditions in India in the contemporary press and literature were…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: India and the Simon Report (1930)

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1930, this book sought to explain to western readers the vital necessity of approaching the ‘Indian problem’ from the emerging national standpoint in India, and of appreciating its ideals. The author relates this necessity directly to the task undertaken by the Simon Commission…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Challenge of the North-West Frontier (1937)

    A Contribution to World Peace

    By C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1937, this book grew out of the author’s belief that there needed to be a ‘drastic revision’ of British policy on the North-West Frontier of India (now Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan) in order to achieve a lasting peace. The author examined the causes of continued hostility and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08
    Routledge

  • The Victorian Novelist

    Social Problems and Change

    Edited by Kate Flint

    First published in 1987. Many Victorian novels that considered social problems made extensive use of contemporary source material for their descriptions. This book aims to provide a greater acquaintance with this non-literary material — illustrating and exemplifying issues that the authors treated…

    Hardback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Writing the Global City

    Globalisation, Postcolonialism and the Urban

    By Anthony D King

    Over the last three decades, our understanding of the city worldwide has been revolutionized by three innovative theoretical concepts – globalisation, postcolonialism and a radically contested notion of modernity. The idea and even the reality of the city has been extended out of the state and…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge
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