Urban History Products

  • Urbanization in China

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Crawford, Marco Cenzatti

    Since the "Opening Up" period of 1978-80, China has urbanized with unprecedented speed. The construction of completely new cities and the dramatic redevelopment of existing urban centers have completely transformed the Chinese landscape. This urban revolution has generated an astonishing number and…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • Urban History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rosemary Sweet

    With over half the world’s population now living in cities, urbanization is one of the defining features of the contemporary world, and urban history – the study of the processes and consequences of urbanization – is one of the most dynamic fields of modern and contemporary history. But the…

    Hardback – 2016-03-15
    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

  • Early Urban Planning: 1870-1940

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard LeGates, Frederic Stout

    This set is a carefully balanced selection of writings representing some of the most important currents in the thought of city and regional planning during the period 1870-1940 when urban planning emerged as a serious disciplinary field.The set consists of eight key books from this period,…

    Hardback – 1998-02-12

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