By Kevin Archer
The urban: The Basics presents a quick but compelling evaluate of the examine of towns and town lifestyles. The publication attracts on more than a few views – financial, political, cultural, and environmental features are all thought of – to supply a wide comparability of the evolution of towns within the wealthy worldwide North and the poorer worldwide South. subject matters coated within the publication include:
- a short historical past of towns from precedent days to the post-modern present
- the adjustments among "global cities" within the North and "megacities" within the South
- the environmental influence of city existence and the belief of sustainable cities
- urban making plans, city politics and concrete poverty.
Featuring feedback for extra analyzing, suggested web pages and a couple of maps and illustrations, this can be the precise start line for these drawn to any point of towns or city experiences.
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The City: The Basics by Kevin Archer