(Article of book - 1984)

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Die Städte Südamerikas. Band 1. Wesen und Wandel. Band 2. Die urbanen Zentren und ihre Regionen.. (The cities of South America. Vol. 1. Characteristics and change. Vol. 2. The urban centres and their regions)

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Most comprehensive monograph on the urban development of South America in two volumes. Vol 1 contains extensive information on the historical processes of urbanisation, including the pre-columbian towns, the different types of urban planning under Spanish and Portuguese rule, European influences after independence, and the different stages of modernisation since the end of the 19th century. Part 2 refers to actual problems of urban development and planning, including a chapter on models of the city structure. Vol. 2 gives detailed descriptions of the major cities and a number of medium-sized towns and discusses the spatial pattern and problems of urbanisation in six regions of the continent: the Northern Andes, the Central Andes, Chile, the La Plata-states, Brazil, and the Guayanas. Extensive illustrations and references. (EG).



ISBN : 3-443-37002-0

Editor : Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin, Stuttgart - ALLEMAGNE (1984)

Millesime : 1984  [486 pages]




Maison des sciences de l'homme - Paris

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