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The Power Broker: Robert Moses and ...
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Robert A. Caro
 
Without ever once being elected to office, he created for himself a position of supreme and untouchable authority, allowing him to utterly reshape the city of New York, this book...
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City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age
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P. D. Smith
 
This remarkable history of urban culture worldwide, from the first city builders 7000 years ago, to today's sprawling megacities, using the form of a popular guidebook to get to the...
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Nairn's Towns
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Ian Nairn; Owen Hatherley
 
Sixteen short essays on places as varied as Glasgow and Norwich, Llanidloes and Sheffield, by the finest English Architectural writer of the Twentieth Century.
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Night Walking: A Nocturnal History of...
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Matthew Beaumont; Self Will
 
A captivating literary portrait of the writers who explore the city at night, and the people they met
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Triumph of the City: How Urban Spaces...
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Edward Glaeser
 
A compellingly readable, critically acclaimed, agenda-setting account of how and why cities function as they do and why so many of us choose to live in them
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Cities Are Good for You: The Genius ...
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Leo Hollis
 
The 21st century will be the age of the city. Already over 50% of the world population live in urban centres and over the coming decades this percentage will increase....
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In the Watches of the Night: Life in...
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Peter C. Baldwin
 
Over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the technologies began to light up streets, sidewalks, buildings, and public spaces. This book depicts the changing experience of the...
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Code of the Suburb: Inside the World...
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Scott Jacques; Richard Wright
 
Offers an ethnography of the culture of suburban drug dealers. This book shows that suburban drug dealers accord status to deliberate avoidance of conflict, which helps keep their drug markets...
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Public Housing Myths: Perception,...
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Nicholas Dagen Bloom; Fritz Umbach;...
 
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Sensing Chicago: Noisemakers,...
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Adam Mack
 
A hundred years and more ago, a walk down a Chicago street invited an assault on the senses. Untiring hawkers shouted from every corner. The manure from thousands of...
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The New Urban Sociology
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Ray Hutchison; Mark Gottdiener;...
 
This groundbreaking text, now in its fifth edition, utilizes an integrated sociospacial paradigm to consider the role of race, class, gender, environment, economics, culture, and politics on the development of...
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Yokohama Street Life: The Precarious...
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Tom Gill
 
This book is a one-man ethnography that seeks to understand life at the bottom of Japanese society through the personality of day laborer and street-philosopher Kimitsu Nishikawa. Through interviews with...
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Neighborhood Technologies: Media and...
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Tobias Harks; Sebastian Vehlken
 
Introduces the concept of "neighborhood technologies" as a model for intermediate, or meso-level, research into the links between local agents and neighborhood relations. This book have assembled a group of...
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The New Science of Cities
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Michael Batty
In The New Science of Cities, Michael Batty suggests that to understand cities we must view them not simply as places in space but as systems of networks and flows...
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Compressive Sensing for Urban Radar
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Moeness Amin
 
With the emergence of compressive sensing and sparse signal reconstruction, approaches to urban radar have shifted toward relaxed constraints on signal sampling ...
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Marking Time: Performance, ...
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Mike Pearson
 
This book charts a genealogy of alternative practices of theatre-making since the 1960s in one particular city - Cardiff. In a series of five itineraries, it visits fifty sites where...
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