Urban Geography: An Introductory Analysis, Second Edition provides a concise and pertinent description of geography in the urban area. Analysis of such factors as town planning, climate, and soil chemistry is given. A section of the book enumerates the elements of urban growth. The historical backgrounds of the first cities are discussed. Some of these cities are found in ancient Greece, Italy, and Egypt. Descriptions of urban populations based on occupation are also covered in the book.
The book also focuses on such topics as the locations, spacing, and size of urban settlements.
A section of the book discusses the characteristics of capital cities like the city of London. Residential and manufacturing areas are explained and identified in the book. A comprehensive review of theories of urban structure is also given. A good list of reference materials regarding geographical writing is included at the end of the book.
The text can provide valuable insight for students and researchers of geography and the general public.
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|Size: ||27.4 MB|
|Date published: || 2013|
|ISBN: ||9781483181547 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|