The City: The Basics – Kevin Archer – eBook

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eBook details

  • Author: Kevin Archer
  • File Size: 3 MB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 227 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 1st edition
  • Publication Date: September 10, 2012
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B009C615ES
  • ISBN-10: 0415670799, 0415670802
  • ISBN-13: 9780415670791, 9780415670807
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Kevin Archer’s eBook, The City: The Basics (PDF) offers a short yet engaging introduction of the research study of cities and city life. The ebook makes use of a series of viewpoints – political, cultural, financial, and ecological elements are all thought about – to supply a broad contrast of the development of cities in the abundant Global North and the poorer Global South. Topics covered in the ebook consist of:

  • city politics, city preparation, and city hardship
  • a short history of cities from ancient times to the post-contemporary present
  • the ecological effect of city life and the concept of sustainable cities
  • the distinctions in between “worldwide cities” in the North and “megacities” in the South

Featuring tips for more reading, suggested sites and a variety of illustrations and maps, this ebook is the perfect beginning point for those thinking about any element of cities or city research studies.


‘The City: The Basics’ approaches the really complicated, broad, and interdisciplinary subject of “the city” in a way and design where trainees of all levels will find out something brand-new. – Dr. Bernadette Hanlon, Ohio State University, USA


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