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Cities in Space: City As Place
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0470244054, Paperback)Cities in Space City as Place Third Edition David T. Herbert and Colin J. Thomas This third edition of Cities in Space: City as Place incorporates new material and ideas to update the popular second edition and will help students gain a firm overall grasp of urban geography. Designed for higher education courses in universities and colleges, the bookreviews the key ideas and concepts of the subject areareviews changing empirical approachesdemonstrates both the rich heritage of urban geography and the momentum of new ideas and approachesrecognises the interdisciplinary qualities of urban studies and uses ideas derived from other subjects to enrich the textdemonstrates the relevance of more recent concepts such as globalisation, local cultures and social construction which have a natural place in urban—social geography.While the subject of urban social geography has tended to fragment into specialisms in recent years, the author’s aim is to help preserve its whole context and show its cohesion as well as its range and diversity. Also of interest The European City A Western Perspective Second Edition David Burtenshaw and Michael Bateman 1-85346-030-3
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