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  • 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...

  • Cuscoby Ian Farrington

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95

    One person?s lifelong research pursuit is brought to fruition here, in the first major publication on the planning and archaeology of the Inka capital of Cusco. No other book to date has focused so extensively on the oldest existing city in the Americas, the ?navel of the world? according to the Inka Empire, a fascinating and complex urban landscape... more...

  • Slavery and Colonial Rule in Africaby Martin A. Klein; Suzanne Miers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    This book brings together a series of new case studies, some by young scholars, others by widely published authors. All are based on original research and designed to enhance our understanding of the process of the abolition of slavery in Africa at the grass-roots level. Part of the studies are on new areas of interest such as the German colonies... more...

  • 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...

  • Postcolonial Encounters in International Relationsby Alina Sajed

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Postcolonial Encounters in International Relations examines the social and cultural aspects of the political violence that underpinned the French colonial project in the Maghreb, and the multi-layered postcolonial realities that ensued. This book explores the reality of the lives of North African migrants in postcolonial France, with a particular... 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$ 23.90

    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...