Looks at the history, culture, economy, and government of 100 cities around the world.
Author: Falko Brenner
This fully updated and revised sixth edition of the classic text, now in full color, offers readers a comprehensive set of tools for understanding the urban landscape, and, by extension, the world's politics, cultures, and economies.
Author: Stanley D. Brunn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
THE GROWTH OF BOMBAY AND CALCUTTA BOTH Bombay and Calcutta
occupy a high place among the great cities of the world by virtue of their size, the
numbers and density of their populations and their importance as political
Author: W.A. Robson
Born in France, Charnay (1828-1915) travelled extensively through commissions from the French government and with private patronage.
Author: Désiré Charnay
Publisher: New York, Harper & brothers
in Arabic Æalab, a city of northern Syria, in Ottoman Turkish times the greatest
trade emporium of the Levant, now the ... cities of the world and that no other
place which is still inhabited and Áourishing can boast of a comparable history.
Author: Clifford Edmund Bosworth
Peter Whitfield focuses on 60 cities all over the world, some of which are huge metropolises today and some of which have completely disappeared.
Author: Peter Whitfield
Liberally illustrated with a new selection of photographs, maps, and diagrams, the text also includes a rich array of textboxes to highlight key topics ranging from gender and the city to Islamic fashion and global warming.
Author: Stanley D. Brunn
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
There stood the city of David , and the royal tombs that received , one by one , the
long line of David's descendants . ... throughout the world , clings as its own ; the
one point where the jealousies of Eastern and Western Christendom still rage ...
Category: Cities and towns
We trust that this body of the World Mayors or Culture will, sooner than later meet
in this tropical city of Kandy and see the world of culture through the eyes of the
Kandyan People. It is here, that we wish to thumb back the pages of time to the ...
As towns and cities expand at unprecedented rates, sustainable urban development is one of the most pressing challenges facing the international community in the 21st century.
Category: Business & Economics
This text is designed to introduce students of the Bible to the archaeology, geography, and history of many of the important sites of the Old and New Testament worlds.
Author: LaMoine F. DeVries
Publisher: Hendrickson Pub
Category: Social Science
A visually stunning guidebook to more than 225 cities around the world showcases such great destinations as Paris, Rome, London, Tokyo, Oslo, Denver and Abu Dhabi, providing a wealth of travel information, fun facts, personal narratives, ...
Author: National Geographic Society (U. S.)
Publisher: National Geographic Books
The Bureau of the Census reported in July , 1910 , the following statistics of city
governments in the United States , the figures ... Of the 151 cities for which
complete returns were available for 1905 , 1907 , and 1908 , there were 10 " no
Category: Almanacs, American
This is history's most opulent collection of town maps and illustrations.
Author: Georg Braun
Publisher: Taschen America Llc
Indeed , while in 1970 developing countries had only one of three megacities (
those with a population of 10 million ) in the world , by 1990 nine of twelve such
cities were in developing countries ; by 2000 eighteen of twenty - one megacities
Category: Developing countries