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  • Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, and Civic Life

    The Boundaries of Civic Space, 1st Edition

    Edited by Silvia Bigliazzi, Lisanna Calvi

    This volume introduces ‘civic Shakespeare’ as a new and complex category entailing the dynamic relation between the individual and the community on issues of authority, liberty, and cultural production. It investigates civic Shakespeare through Romeo and Juliet as a case study for an interrogation…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Moralising Space

    The Utopian Urbanism of the British Positivists, 1855-1920, 1st Edition

    By Matthew Wilson

    Amidst the soot, stink and splendour of Victorian London, a coterie of citizen-sociologists set out to break up the British Empire. They were the followers of the French philosopher Auguste Comte, a controversial figure who introduced the modern science of sociology and the republican Religion of…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Role of Art and Culture for Regional and Urban Resilience

    1st Edition

    Edited by Philip Cooke, Luciana Lazzeretti

    This book analyses the influence of art and culture as an engine to promote the resilience of regional and urban economies. Under a multidiscplinary perspective, the book examines the contribution of some creative regions and cities as places in which processes of transformation, innovation and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional Planning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Neil Sipe, Karen Vella

    Where is planning in twenty-first-century Australia? What are the key challenges that confront planning? What does planning scholarship reveal about the state of planning practice in meeting the needs of urban and regional Australians? The Routledge Handbook of Australian Urban and Regional…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Green Infrastructure

    Current Debates for Policy, Practice and Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian C. Mell

    Our understandings of the landscapes around us are constantly changing. How we interact with, manage and value these spaces is important, as it helps us to ensure we live in attractive, functional and sustainable places. Green Infrastructure planning is the current ‘go-to’ approach in landscape…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Confronting the Challenges of Urbanization in China

    Insights from Social Science Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Zai Liang, Steven F. Messner, Youqin Huang, Cheng Chen

    Since the late 1970s, China has experienced an unprecedented pace of urbanization. In 1978, only 17.8% of the population resided in urban areas, but by 2013 the level of urbanization had reached 53.8%. During the same period, China also enjoyed spectacular economic growth. China had become the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Planning History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carola Hein

    2018 IPHS Special Book Prize Award Recipient The Routledge Handbook of Planning History offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary overview of planning history since its emergence in the late 19th century, investigating the history of the discipline, its core writings, key people, institutions,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Urbanization, Regional Development and Governance in China

    1st Edition

    By Jianfa Shen

    Rapid urbanization in China in recent decades and the challenges of social and regional integration and governance have been issues of major concern. This book explores the course of urbanization and development in China over recent decades. It considers a range of issues including urbanization,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • A New Perspective for European Spatial Development Policies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Wolfgang Blaas

    First Published in 1998. A number of future paths of European spatial evolution are developed and discussed in this book. It applies unconventional economic approaches to spatial policy, and in particular to EU-spatial policies. It is concluded that a) the answer to spatial development challenges…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Guide to European Town Directories

    Volume One - Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia., 1st Edition

    By Gareth Shaw, Tim Coles

    First published in 1997, European Directories is a major resource guide for urban historians and historical geographers. It provides a detailed bibliography of all directories published and available in major libraries throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Scandinavia. In addition,…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

    Paperback – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

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