This text provides an authoritative and stimulating introduction to the study of towns and cities. It considers urban geography from global, historical, economic, environmental, political and social perspectives and gives an overview on the future of cities and cities of the future.
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An impressive overview of the urban process, from the origins of cities to the problems of contemporary urban regions in the developed and developing worlds. - Professor L S Bourne, University of Toronto, Canada.
Urban Geography: A Global Perspective offers the most contemporary, comprehensive, and insightful presentation on urban geography, a compellingly readable, spectacularly exciting, and pleasingly sophisticated investigation of an extensive range of vital urban issues at the local and global scales. It is a must-read for any urban student and scholar the world over. - James O. Wheeler, The Merle Prunty, Jr. Professor Emeritus of Geography, University of Georgia.
Michael Paciones Urban Geography: A Global Perspective provides a comprehensive global view of urban geography that is chock full of information and lavishly illustrated with maps, photographs and illustrations. At the same time it is theoretically smart, rich in historical detail, and questioning about urban futures in a global world. It is the ideal text for undergraduate courses in urban geography and urban studies. - Professor Neil Smith, City University of New York.
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Book Description Routledge, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110415191963
Book Description Routledge, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0415191963