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Cities - a book by Douglas, Ian


An Environmental History

Cities( )
Author: Douglas, Ian
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $120.00
Book Description:

From the ancient glories of Bam and Varanasi to the teeming conurbations of Tokyo and Sao Paulo, cities are amongst our greatest creations. Yet at the start of the twenty-first century, with cities now home to more than half the world's population, there is increasing concern over their unchecked expansion and the detrimental effect this is having on the planet. This unfettered growth is affecting every ecosystem on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the highest mountains, as...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Business & Economics / Development / Sustainable Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.32 x 9.52 x 1.38 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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