6 edition of North American urban patterns found in the catalog.
Bibliography, p149-154.. - Includes index.
|Series||Scripta series in geography|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||168|
|ISBN 10||0713162996, 0470270179|
Reintegrating the North American beaver (Castor canadensis) in the urban landscape Article (PDF Available) in Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Water October with Reads. An updated and expanded version of Shelford , this book by Bolen is a very readable introduction to biomes that is designed to acquaint undergraduate students and others interested in understanding and protecting the biomes of North America. See also Defining and Describing North American Biomes. Molles, Manuel C.
Book Description. This highly original work examines the rise of the urban food planning movement in the Global North and provides insights into the new relationship between cities and food which has started developing over the past decade. Fries discusses the original plans and designs of North American cities. Price is the best study of the occupational structure of North American ports. Earle and Hoffman links the urban system of the South, such as it was, to the growth of staple crops. Crane is the main study of the role of women in British American port.
Visionary thinker Jane Jacobs uses her authoritative work on urban life and economies to show us how we can protect and strengthen our culture and Dark Age Ahead, Jane Jacobs identifies five pillars of our culture that we depend on but which are in serious decline: community and family; higher education; the effective practice of science; taxation and government; and self 3/5(11). Lushly illustrated.” —John Swansburg, The New York Times Book Review “Both a beautifully illustrated history of North American baseball stadiums and a defense of the simple but enduring idea of a ballpark that fits neatly into the hum and hive of a grid of city streets.
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The North American Urban Landscape. North America’s urban landscape has been shaped both by colonization and by industrialization.
Most of the early settlements in the region were small and were located close to the eastern coast. The Appalachian Mountains provided a formidable obstacle for early settlers before Suburban Sprawl.
The growth in automobile ownership in the U.S., the new infrastructure systems, and the long-term home financing, as well as the tremendous amount of annexations of territory from surrounding counties, resulted in a dramatic spurt in suburban growth (Figure ).Thus, sprawl is endemic to North American density and single-family suburban development is a.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yeates, Maurice. North American urban patterns. New York: Wiley, © (OCoLC) Document Type. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: VII, Seiten: Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten. Series Title. The Geographic Features of Middle and South America.
Middle and South America (see Figure ) cover an area of the world that is fragmented both in terms of its physical connectivity and its lly, the continents of North American and South America are divided at the Isthmus of Panama, the narrow strip of land that connects the two large : Caitlin Finlayson.
As the soon-to-be-released book, America’s Urban Future, written by Alan Mallach and myself shows, this is a field in which Canadian metropolitan areas have a long history of experimentation, so there may be something to be learned by looking north of the border for ideas on moving forward on this front.
North America’s cities themselves have also changed over time. The traditional North American city had a core commercial area, called the central business district (or CBD), surrounded by worker’s homes.
Density was generally highest near the city center and decreased as you traveled outward away from the urban center and into the rural areas. Biodiversity conservation programs in North American cities are enhanced by a long tradition of urban wildlife and urban forestry programs run by state/provincial and local governments.
These programs have resulted in habitat conservation and restoration projects, tree planting and urban greening efforts (McPhearson et al. ), and efforts Cited by: 4. The eminent architectural historian Spiro Kostof presents a landmark examination of urban form and development.
This volume employs three basic city types as points of departure and discusses the interaction between humans and city from the vantage point of cultural history.
illustrations, 53 in color. (source: Nielsen Book Data). Overview. Regional dialects in North America are historically the most strongly differentiated along the Eastern seaboard, due to distinctive speech patterns of urban centers of the American East Coast like Boston, New York City, and certain Southern cities, all of these accents historically noted by their London-like r-dropping (called non-rhoticity), a feature gradually receding among.
Widely considered to be the first North American city—with a population as large as London at the time—Cahokia eventually vanished but left behind an. The strong late‐nineteenth‐century impulse to help the poor and recent immigrant arrivals often had a distinctly Christian overtone.
Groups like the Young Men's Christian Association, whose North American branch was founded ingrew rapidly after the Civil War, and an American branch of the Salvation Army was established in The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian peoples of North, Central and South America and their descendants.
Although some indigenous peoples of the Americas were traditionally hunter-gatherers—and many, especially in the Amazon basin, still are—many groups practiced aquaculture and impact of their agricultural endowment to the world is a testament to Brazil: About the Author Benjamin E.
Zeller is assistant professor of religion at Lake Forest College. He is the author of Prophets and Protons: New Religious Movements and Science in Late Twentieth-Century America. Marie W. Dallam is assistant professor of religion and culture at the Joe C.
and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College at the University of Oklahoma. The speech habits of the most oppressed --and the largest-- segment of the black population in the United States did not spring solely from an inability to handle acceptable forms of spoken English, nor mainly from the limitations caused by the particular stock of words known to the speaker.
Black slang stems from a somewhat disseminated rejection of the life-styles, social patterns, and. Books at Amazon.
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North America is divided into a number of physical regions with distinct landforms. The western part of the continent is marked by north-south mountain ranges in the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Mountains and Valleys physiographic provinces, with the Intermontane Basins and Plateaus in between.
The eastern portion of North America is defined by the ancient Appalachian Highlands, a mountain. Each of the cities above is represented by a polar histogram (aka rose diagram) depicting how its streets orient.
Each bar’s direction represents the compass bearings of the streets (in that histogram bin) and its length represents the relative frequency of streets with those bearings. For example, in Manhattan we can clearly see the angled, primarily orthogonal street grid in its polar.
Urban models are an important tool for understanding the social distribution of the population in the inner city. ey were initially proposed for the Anglo-American cities and they had to be.
Luther Adams demonstrates that in the wake of World War II, when roughly half the black population left the South seeking greater opportunity and freedom in the North and West, the same desire often anchored African Americans to the South. Way Up North in Louisville explores the forces that led blacks to move to urban centers in the South to make their homes.
The book American Urban Form by Sam Bass Warner and Andrew Wittemore renewed my interest in what I believe is a bias in urban research towards areas in the Northeast and Midwest.
I address this in recent posts (here and here).The authors are writing this book for citizens and professionals concerned with urban issues and the future of urban areas.Editor Goldfield is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, and is author or editor of 13 other books on the history of the American South.
The encyclopedia approaches the rise of urban areas in America from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including economics, geography, anthropology Format: Hardcover.It offers an overview of the changing urban scene, covering evolving patterns and the changing nature of urban life.
It provides coverage of women in metropolitan areas. The Urban World. J. John Palen. McGraw-Hill Book He is a Distinguished Fulbright Chair and has held the Fulbright Chair in North American Studies at the University of.