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Cities and natural process

by Michael Hough

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Environmental aspects,
  • Urban ecology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-318) and index.

    StatementMichael Hough.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166 .H664 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 326 p. :
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1105989M
    ISBN 10041512168X, 0415121981
    LC Control Number94031155

    The Urban Organism: The City's Natural Resources from an Environmental Perspective (New York: ). Hoffman, Abraham, Vision or Villany: Origins of the Owens Valley-Los Angeles Water Controversy (College Station, TX: ). Hough, Michael, Cities and Natural Process (New York: ). Michael Hough has 14 books on Goodreads with ratings. Michael Hough’s most popular book is Cities And Natural Process.

    For a discussion of the place of nature in cities, see Ian C. Laurie, Nature in Cities: The Natural Environment in the Design and Development of Urban Green Space (New York: John Wiley & Sons, ); Christopher G. Boone and Ali Modarres, City and Environment (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, ). Google Scholar.   Confronting insights derived from Environmental History, Science and Technology Studies or Political Ecology, Urbanizing Nature aims to counter teleological perspectives on the birth of modern "urban nature" as a uniform and linear process, showing how new technological schemes, new actors and new definitions of nature emerged in cities from.

    4. "All Things Natural Are Strange": Audre Lorde, Urban Nature, and Cultural Place, Kathleen R. Wallace 5. Inculcating Wildness: Ecocomposition, Nature Writing, and the Regreening of the American Suburb, Terrell Dixon Part 3—City Parks 6. Writers and Dilettantes: Central Park and the Literary Origins of Antebellum Urban Nature, Adam W. Through this layered researched, I aim to better understand the urban morphology in light of integration of natural relief spaces into the urban landscape and its impact on the urbanites and their social behaviours. Role of Nature in the Evolution of the Modern Cities In the modern era of development (19 th to 20 th century), the growth of.


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