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Interpreting the City: An Urban Geography Truman A. Hartshorn

Interpreting the City: An Urban Geography

Truman A. Hartshorn

Published March 25th 1980
ISBN : 9780471056379
Hardcover
498 pages
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A comprehensive, thoroughly researched introduction that blends social-behavioral and historical-evolutionary approaches with a more traditional economic-principles orientation, providing a balanced and current treatment of city systems and theMoreA comprehensive, thoroughly researched introduction that blends social-behavioral and historical-evolutionary approaches with a more traditional economic-principles orientation, providing a balanced and current treatment of city systems and the internal structure of the city. Includes growth and functions of systems, physical environment and perception of the city, change, urban growth policy, and the future. Follows a logical and comprehensive sequence of topics, with emphasis on North American cities. Heavily referenced- includes 100 detailed maps, 150 graphs and charts, and 30 photographs. Appendices discuss census definitions, quantitative and statistical techniques, and manufacturing classifications.