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Book review: Cities: an environmental history

Johnston, Ron (2013) Book review: Cities: an environmental history. LSE Review of Books (21 Aug 2013). Website.

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"Cities: An Environmental History." Ian Douglas. I.B.Tauris. May 2013. --- There is increasing concern over the unchecked expansion of cities today and the detrimental effect this is having on the planet, as induced climate change and ever increasing demands upon the world’s resources take effect. In this book Ian Douglas aims to tell the story of cities – why they exist, how they have evolved, the problems they have encountered and those they will face as our century progresses. Reviewed by Ron Johnston.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofbooks/
Additional Information: © 2013 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Sets: Collections > LSE Review of Books
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2013 12:32
Last Modified: 20 Nov 2020 00:16
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/54295

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