urbanization of the earth. by Jorge Arango

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Urbanization.,
  • City planning.

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Book details

StatementIntrod. by José Luis Sert.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT151 .A72
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 175 p.
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4766856M
ISBN 100807008826
LC Control Number78119674

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Unraveling the interlocking processes of urbanization, Knox and McCarthy present a vivid and meaningful explanation of constantly changing urban geographies. It is clear that the world is becoming more and more urban. It has been predicted that by the year70% of the human population on Earth will live in cities[sc:1].

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Urbanization refers to a process in which an increasing proportion of an entire population lives in cities and the suburbs of cities.

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