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Published: 01 January 2011

40 Pages

ISBN: 9780872291737

Bookseller Code (06)

Twentieth-Century Urbanization

In Search of an Urban Paradigm for an Urban World

Howard Spodek

Published by the American Historical Association

Essays on Global and Comparative History

Seeking a paradigm to understand the full impact of twentieth-century urbanization, Howard Spodek takes an historical look at the concept of cites,as they first developed from nomadic to village existence about 15,000 years ago, to the establishment of the first major cities about 5,000 years ago, and to urban industrialiaztion that took place about 200 years ago.