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  • OECD Urban Policy Reviews, Chile 2013by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2013; US$ 84.00

    This review of Chile's urban policy finds that Chile has undergone significant transformation in the past three decades, including growth in GDP, population levels and urbanisation. This growth has been a key factor in Chile’s success in reaching an improved quality of life.  However, Chile ranks lower than many other OECD member countries... more...

  • Making Your Move to One of America's Best Small Townsby Norman Crampton

    M. Evans & Company 2002; US$ 18.99

    For those looking to raise a family in a storybook American town, or a change of pace from hectic city life, this book is the answer. more...

  • Out of Slaveryby Jack Ernest Shalom Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1985. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisiaby Ismael M. Montana

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95

    In this groundbreaking work, Ismael Montana fully explicates the complexity of Tunisian society and culture and reveals how abolition was able to occur in an environment hostile to such change. Moving beyond typical slave trade studies, he departs from the traditional regional paradigms that isolate slavery in North Africa from its global dynamics... more...

  • Alternative Urban Futuresby Raquel Pinderhughes

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Die Stadt in der Frühen Neuzeitby Heinz Schilling

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 23.21

    Aufbauend auf einer umfassenden Analyse des frühneuzeitlichen Urbanisierungsgeschehens, behandelt der Band u.a. diejenigen Fundamentalvorgänge der frühneuzeitlichen Stadtgeschichte in Deutschland, die die weitere Entwicklung von Stadt und Bürgertum bis ins 19. Jahrhundert hinein am nachhaltigsten beeinflusst haben, nämlich die "Beziehungsgeschichte"... more...

  • Die Stadt im Mittelalterby Frank G. Hirschmann

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 23.21

    Frank G. Hirschmann gibt einen präzisen Überblick über die Geschichte der Städte im Deutschen Reich einschließlich der Niederen Lande von den römischen Anfängen im Westen bis zum Vorabend der Reformation. Die Städte werden in ihrer ganzen Vielfalt sowie unter wirtschafts-, sozial-, kirchen- und baugeschichtlicher Sicht betrachtet. Bruderschaften und... more...

  • Unruhige Städteby Thomas Lau

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 42.24

    Die Reichsstädte entwickelten sich im Verlaufe der Frühen Neuzeit zu Bühnen des Reiches - zu materiellen Verfestigungen eines komplizierten Systems, das hier fassbar, sichtbar und erlebbar wurde. In den Reichsstädten trat das Reich als handlungsfähige Ordnungsinstanz auf. Hier bewies es seine Fähigkeit, Schutz zu garantieren und vor allem Konflikte... more...

  • I Saw a City Invincibleby Gilbert M. Joseph; Mark D. Szuchman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1995; US$ 34.99

    When the Spaniards settled in Latin America, they immediately surrounded themselves with cities. Equating civilization with urban existence, the early conquerors of the New World rapidly established themselves as urban lords. Latin American cities then became synonymous with Spanish power and all of its privileged attributes: political authority, ecclesiastical... more...

  • Diversity and Standardizationby Eva Cancik-Kirschbaum; Jörg Klinger; Gerfrid G. W. Müller

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 147.97

    The fifteen articles published in this volume are the written versions of papers presented during the International Symposium "Palaeography and Scribal Practices in Syro-Palestine and Anatolia in the Late Bronze Age", which was held in Leiden on 17th-18th December 2009. This book provides an up-to-date overview on the scribal traditions... more...