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Author Gottmann, Jean.

Title Since Megalopolis : the urban writings of Jean Gottmann / edited by Jean Gottmann and Robert A. Harper
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1990]


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Description xii, 294 pages, 5 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Orbits : the ancient Mediterranean tradition of urban networks -- Urban centrality and the interweaving of quaternary activites -- Capital cities -- The study of former capitals -- Economics, esthetics, and ethics in modern urbanization -- The growing city as a social and political process -- How large can cities grow? -- Megalopolitan systems around the world -- Planning and metamorphosis in Japan -- Office work and the evolution of cities -- Urban settlements and telecommunication -- The recent evolution of Oxford -- The ethics of living at high densities -- Urbanization and employment : towards a general theory -- The metamorphosis of the modern metropolis -- Transatlantic orbits : the interplay in the evolution cities
Analysis Urban regions Development
Notes Contains excerpts from author's Megalopolis originally published by the Twentieth Century Fund in 1961
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages [269]-280
Subject Cities and towns -- Growth.
Cities and towns.
Metropolitan areas.
Author Gottmann, Jean. Megalopolis. Selections. 1989
Harper, Robert Alexander.
LC no. 89045484
ISBN 0801838126 (alk. paper)
0801839270 (paperback: alk. paper)