Urban Geography: A Study of Site, Evolution, Patern and Classification in Villages, Towns and Cities

Urban Geography: A Study of Site, Evolution, Patern and Classification in Villages, Towns and Cities

by Griffith Taylor (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415489584
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/10/2008
Pages: 458
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: General Features

1. Introduction

2. Seven towns in seven continents, effect of latitude

3. Characteristics of the beginnings of settlements

4. Townships, land survey and effect of town plans

5. The evolution of a large city - Toronto

Part II: Historical

6. Primitive and Asiatic towns

7. Greek towns

8. Roman towns

9. Early medieval towns

10. The transition from medieval to modern - Baroque

11. The modern city: London and New York

Part III: Topographic and Other Controls

12. Geological control

13. Towns sited on rivers: fall towns

14. Seaports and lake ports

15. Mountain towns: The Brenner corridor

16. Mining towns

17. Religious centres and resort towns

18. Planned cities: Canberra

19. Regional suveys: New York State survey

20. Classification and conclusions

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