The city reader

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Other Authors / Creators:LeGates, Richard T.
Stout, Frederic, 1943-
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Edition:5th ed.
Imprint: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series:Routledge urban reader series
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Online Access:Available in ProQuest Ebook Central.
Description
Summary:

The fifth edition of the highly successful City Readerjuxtaposes the best classic and contemporary writings on the city. It contains fifty-seven selections including seventeen new contributions by experts including Elijah Anderson, Robert Bruegmann, Michael Dear, Jan Gehl, Harvey Molotch, Clarence Perry, Daphne Spain, Nigel Taylor, Samuel Bass Warner, and others - some of which have been newly written exclusively for The City Reader. Classic writings from Ebenezer Howard, Ernest W. Burgess, LeCorbusier, Lewis Mumford, Jane Jacobs and Louis Wirth, meet the best contemporary writings of Sir Peter Hall, Manuel Castells, David Harvey, Kenneth Jackson.

This edition of TheCity Reader has been extensively updated and expanded to reflect the latest thinking in each of the disciplinary areas included and in topical areas such as sustainable urban development, climate change, globalization, and the impact of technology on cities. The plate sections have been extensively revised and expanded and a new plate section on global cities has been added.

The anthology features general and section introductions and introductions to the selected articles. New to the fifth edition is a bibliography listing over 100 of the top books for those studying Cities.

Item Description:Includes index.
ISBN:9780203869260 (online)
9781135264109 (online)
9781135264123 (online)
9781135264130 (online)
Author Notes:

Richard T. LeGatesis Professor Emeritus of Urban Studies and Planning at San Francisco State University.

Frederic Stoutis Lecturer in Urban Studies at Stanford University.