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Author Mayer, Harold M. (Harold Melvin), 1916-1994.

Title Readings in urban geography / edited by Harold M. Mayer and Clyde F. Kohn
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1959]


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 W'PONDS  711.4 May/Riu  AVAILABLE
Description 625 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Approaches to the Study of Urban Geography -- Geography and Urbanism / Harold M. Mayer -- The Scope and Status of Urban Geography: An Assessment / Robert E. Dickinson -- Some Basic Definitions -- Census Areas of 1950 / U.S. Bureau of the Census -- The Definition of Standard Metropolitan Areas / Robert C. Klove -- Urbanized Areas and the 1950 Decennial Census / Robert L. Wrigley, Jr. -- Megalopolis, or the Urbanization of the Northeastern Seaboard / Jean Gottmann -- The Rise and Growth of Cities -- The Origin and Growth of Urbanization in the World / Kingsley Davis -- The Growth of the Historic City / Robert E. Dickinson -- The Economic Base of Cities -- The Basic-Nonbasic Concept of Urban Economic Functions / John W. Alexander -- Notes on the Basic-Nonbasic Employment Ratio / Victor Roterus and Wesley Calef -- The Urban Economic Base Reconsidered / Charles M. Tiebout -- City-forming and City-serving Production / Gunnar Alexandersson -- Economic Structural Interrelations of Metropolitan Regions / Walter Isard and Robert Kavesh -- Classification of Cities -- A Functional Classification of Cities in the United States / Chauncy D. Harris -- A Service Classification of American Cities / Howard J. Nelson -- Urban Population Studies -- Distribution of Puerto Ricans on Manhattan Island / Robert T. Novak -- Some Characteristics of the Population of Cities in Similar Service Classifications / Howard J. Nelson -- Population Densities around the Clock / F. Stuart Chapin, Jr., and Pearson H. Stewart -- Cities as Central Places -- Hinterland Boundaries of New York City and Boston in Southern New England / Howard L. Green -- A Theory of Location for Cities / Edward Ullman -- Rural Service Centers in Southwestern Wisconsin and Southern England / John E. Brush and Howard E. Bracey -- The Functional Bases of the Central-Place Hierarchy / Brian J.L. Berry and William L. Garrison -- Size and Spacing of Cities -- Alternate Explanations of Urban Rank-Size Relationships / Brian J.L. Berry and William L. Garrison -- The Size and Spacing of Cities / Charles T. Stewart, Jr. -- An Optimum Size for Cities / B. Shindman -- Urban Land-Use Survey and Mapping Techniques -- Types of Maps Useful in the Analysis of City Structure and Growth / Homer Hoyt -- The Land-Use Survey / Harland Bartholomew -- A Technique for Constructing a Population and Urban Land-Use Map / William Applebaum -- General Nature of City Structure -- The Nature of Cities / Chauncy D. Harris and Edward L. Ullman -- Centrifugal and Centripetal Forces in Urban Geography / Charles C. Colby -- The Dynamics of Efficiency in the Locational Distribution of Urban Activities / Richard U. Ratcliff -- Transportation -- The Railways of Great Cities / S.H. Beaver -- Localization of Railway Facilities in Metropolitan Centers as Typified by Chicago / Harold M. Mayer -- Air Transportation and United States Urban Distribution / Edward J. Taaffe -- Ports -- Some Elements in the Study of Port Geography / Guido G. Weigend -- Hinterlands / F.W. Morgan -- Free Ports and Foreign-Trade Zones: A Summary Review / Richard S. Thoman -- Commercial Structure of Cities -- City Retail Structure / Malcolm J. Proudfoot -- Demand for Non-residential Space / Richard U. Ratcliff -- Internal Arrangement of Land Uses / Richard U. Ratcliff -- Delimiting the CBD / Raymond E. Murphy and J.E. Vance, Jr. -- The Daily Movement of Population into Central Business Districts / Donald L. Foley -- Classification and Significant Characteristics of Shopping Centers / Homer Hoyt -- Industrial Structure of Cities -- Land for Industry -- A Neglected Problem / Dorothy A. Muncy -- Organized Industrial District / Robert L. Wrigley, Jr. -- Residential Structure of Cities -- The Pattern of Movement of Residential Rental Neighborhoods / Homer Hoyt -- Substandard Urban Housing in the United States: A Quantitative Analysis / George W. Hartman and John C. Hook -- The Urban Fringe -- The Rural-Urban Fringe / George S. Wehrwein -- Suburbs / Chauncy D. Harris -- Suburban Residential Land Values along the C.B. & Q. Railroad / Charles R. Hayes -- Differential Population Growth of Incorporated Municipalities in the Chicago Suburban Region / Clyde F. Kohn -- The Citys Water Supply -- The Surface Water Supply of American Municipalities / John R. Borchert -- Blight and Renewal -- Public Regulation of Urban Development in the United Sates / Malcolm J. Proudfoot -- Decentralization and Blighted Vacant Land / Herman G. Berkman
Analysis Urban geography
Notes Includes bibliography
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Cities and towns.
Urban geography.
Author Kohn, Clyde Frederick, 1911-
Mayer, Harold M. (Harold Melvin), 1916-1994.
LC no. 59011973
ISBN 0226512703