9 edition of The rise of the cities found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Christopher Collier, James Lincoln Collier.|
|Series||The drama of American history|
|Contributions||Collier, James Lincoln, 1928-|
|LC Classifications||HT123 .C58 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||95 p. ; col. ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Number of Pages||95|
|LC Control Number||99038409|
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The Rise of the Cities discusses the factors leading to the settlement and growth of cities in the United States and examines some of the social problems that are part of city life. The authors explore the role of technological advances, governing strategies, and social welfare.
Inthere were only two American cities with a population of more thanbut bythere were six. Three of these—New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia—had more than one million inhabitants. Roughly 40 percent of Americans lived in cities, and the number was climbing.
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The Rise of the Cities Objectives • Summarize the impact of medical advances in the late s. • Describe how cities had changed by • Explain how working-class struggles led to improved conditions for workers. Joseph Lister urban renewal mutual-aid society standard of living The population explosion that had begun during the s File Size: KB.
Megacities of over 10 million inhabitants are unique entities in their own right, both challenging and supporting the policies, governance and cohesion of states. In developing and developed economies, the rise of megacities can be seen to have negative.
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Cities and the Creative Class gathers in one place for the first time the research leading up to Richard Florida's theory on how the growth of the creative economy shapes the development of cities and regions. In a new introduction, Florida updates this theory and responds to the critics of his best seller, The Rise of the Creative Class.
The book comprehensively investigates the relationship between critical urban form and fabric parameters and urban microclimate in the high-rise urban environment that is prevailing in Asian mega-cities.
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The Death and Life of Great American Cities is a book by writer and activist Jane book is a critique of s urban planning policy, which it holds responsible for the decline of many city neighborhoods in the United States. The book is Jacobs' best-known and most influential work. Jacobs was a critic of "rationalist" planners of the s and s, especially Robert Moses, as Author: Jane Jacobs.
The first part of the book looks at the challenges for cities that have historically faced sea-level rise and flooding issues, and their response in resiliency through urban design.
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The rise of cities was challenging to the economic and social order because life was still hard for the poor; slums were a fact of life and the population explosion in cities because of the promise of work, entertainment and educational opportunities was overwhelming for the government to handle.
European and North American cities likely have lower pollution and building densities, and fewer small-scale dispersed pollution sources than high-density, high-rise cities.
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We build cities on the water. Adapting Cities to Sea Level Rise, by infrastructure expert Stefan Al, introduces design responses to sea-level rise, drawing from examples around the globe. Going against standard engineering solutions, Al argues for approaches that are integrated with the public realm, nature-based, and sensitive to local conditions and the community.
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