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  • The Abolition of the Brazilian Slave Tradeby Leslie Bethell

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 52.00 US$ 42.64

    He covers a major aspect of the history of the international abolition of the slave trade. more...

  • Children and their Urban Environmentby Claire Freeman; Paul Tranter

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.00

    In our fast-changing urban world, the impacts of social and environmental change on children are often overlooked. Children and their Urban Environment examines these impacts in detail, looking at the key activities, spaces and experiences children have and how these can be managed to ensure that children benefit from change. The authors highlight... more...

  • Der neue Bahnhof Vispby Steinmann & Schmid; Herbert Schmid; Jutta Glanzmann

    Birkhäuser 2009; US$ 38.00

    Im Kontext des Bestandes und der städtebaulichen Situation werden Entwurfs- und Bauprozess, das fertige Gebäude von innen und außen sowie seine Auswirkungen auf das Quartier anhand von Skizzen, Planmaterial und Fotografien auf ebenso informative wie attraktive Weise präsentiert und analysiert. more...

  • Büroprojektentwicklung im Spannungsfeld von Transaktionskosten und stadtplanerischer Interventionby Christoph Meyer zum Alten Borgloh

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 69.99

    Wer entscheidet über Allokation, Art und Maß von Büroimmobilienentwicklungen, und wie können Städte, private Quartiers- und Flächenentwickler die Standortentscheidungen der Projektentwickler und Investoren beeinflussen? Aus der Perspektive der Neuen Institutionenökonomik untersucht Christoph Meyer zum Alten Borgloh die Transaktionen von Büroprojektentwicklungen... more...

  • Migrationsort Quartierby Olaf Schnur; Philipp Zakrzewski; Matthias Drilling

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 44.99

    ?In einer seit Mitte des 20. Jahrhunderts ?in Bewegung geratenen? Welt sind Entfernungen relativ und Wanderungen zum konstitutiven Element geworden. Im Kontext der Migration stellen sich Fragen nach kultureller Heterogenität, Selbstverortung und Identität ? auch und gerade im Quartiersumfeld. Genau darum geht es in diesem Band: Die Beiträge zirkulieren... more...

  • After Slaveryby Howard Temperley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.95

    A collection of essays in which every contributor focuses upon some aspect of slave emancipation with the aim of assessing to what extent the outcome met with expectation. The hopes and disappointments that characterized the transition from slavery to freedom are depicted. more...

  • Routes to Slaveryby David Eltis; David Richardson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    Containing records of some 25,000 slaving voyages between 1595 and 1867, this data set forms the basis of most of the papers included in this collection. Other papers offer quantitative analysis in the ethnicity of slaves, mortality trends and slaves' reconstruction of their identities. more...

  • Urbanization in Southeast Asiaby Yap Kioe Sheng; Moe Thuzar

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2012; US$ 59.90

    Urbanization occurs in tandem with development. Countries in Southeast Asia need to build - individually and collectively - the capacity of their cities and towns to promote economic growth and development, to make urban development more sustainable, to mitigate and adapt to climate change, and to ensure that all groups in society share in the development.... more...

  • Urban Landscape Survey in Italy and the Mediterraneanby F. Vermeulen; Simon J. Keay

    Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 48.00

    Field survey has been making a major contribution to our understanding of the rural landscapes of the Mediterranean for nearly forty years. During that time the techniques used to map ancient settlement patterns have grown in sophistication from being a process of simply identifying sites in the landscape, to one which provided nuanced understandings... more...

  • Extraordinary Citiesby Peter J. Taylor

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Accepting that cities are extraordinary, this book provides an original city-centred narrative of human creativity, past, present and future. In this innovative, ambitious and wide-ranging book, Peter Taylor demonstrates that cities are the epicenters of human advancement. In exploring cities as sites through which economies flourish, by harnessing... more...