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  • Alternative Urban Futuresby Raquel Pinderhughes

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 33.99

    Alternative Urban Futures challenges existing models of urban development and promotes alternative paradigms, processes, and technologies designed to fulfill human needs and limit the harmful impacts of human activities on the environment. more...

  • Sustainable Urban Designby Adam Ritchie; Randall Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Building on the first edition's original format of design guidance and case studies, this new edition updates the ideas and techniques resulting from further research and practice by the contributors. more...

  • The Emergence of Civilisationby Charles Keith Maisels

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95

    The Emergence of Civilisation is a major contribution to our understanding of the development of urban culture and social stratification in the Near Eastern Region. more...

  • The Making of Urban Japanby André Sorensen

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 70.95

    This is the first book to comprehensively examine the phenomenon of Japanese city planning. Japan is one of the world's most urbanized countries, with its own traditions of urban management that are remarkably little known in the rest of the world. more...

  • Living Cities in Japanby André Sorensen; Carolin Funck

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    Over the last fifteen years local citizens' movements have spread rapidly throughout Japan. This volume examines the growth and nature of civil society participation in local urban and environmental governance. more...

  • The Media Cityby Scott McQuire

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 54.00

    In response to lecturer demand, this is a paperback edition of Scott McQuire's critically acclaimed exploration of the social spaces of modern cities. more...

  • Keys to the Cityby Michael Storper

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Why do some cities grow economically while others decline? Why do some show sustained economic performance while others cycle up and down? In Keys to the City , Michael Storper, one of the world's leading economic geographers, looks at why we should consider economic development issues within a regional context--at the level of the city-region--and... more...

  • Last Harvestby Witold Rybczynski

    Scribner 2007; US$ 15.00

    In Last Harvest , the award-winning author of Home and A Clearing in the Distance tells the compelling story of New Daleville, a brand-new residential subdivision in rural Pennsylvania. When Witold Rybczynski first heard about New Daleville, it was only a developer's idea, attached to ninety acres of cornfield an hour and a half west of Philadelphia.... more...

  • Die römische Stadtby Paul Zanker

    C.H. Beck 2014; US$ 18.50

    Mit der Ausdehnung des Imperium Romanum verbreitete sich ein Typ von Stadt, der bis heute im Kern vieler Städte zu erkennen ist. Von Britannien bis Nordafrika orientierte man sich beim Städtebau an Vorgaben aus Rom und nahm zugleich Rücksicht auf die individuellen Bedürfnisse der einzelnen Städte. Paul Zanker gibt in diesem Buch einen glänzenden Überblick... more...

  • Historic Cities of the Islamic Worldby Clifford Edmund Bosworth

    BRILL 2007; US$ 264.00

    This book contains articles on historic cities of the Islamic world, ranging from West Africa to Malaysia, which over the centuries have been centres of culture and learning and of economic and commercial life, and which have contributed much to the consolidation of Islam as a faith and as a social and political institution. The articles have been... more...