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The Resource Cities : an environmental history, Ian Douglas

Cities : an environmental history, Ian Douglas

Label
Cities : an environmental history
Title
Cities
Title remainder
an environmental history
Statement of responsibility
Ian Douglas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
There is increasing concern over the unchecked growth of the worlds cities and the detrimental effect this is having on the worlds ecosystems. This unfettered growth is affecting every ecosystem on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the highest mountains, through both climate change and the lack of food and other resources
Member of
Cataloging source
CDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Douglas, Ian
Dewey number
307.76
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT166
LC item number
.D664 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Environmental history and global change
Series volume
5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City planning
  • Sustainable urban development
  • Cities and towns
  • Urban ecology (Sociology)
Label
Cities : an environmental history, Ian Douglas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Trading village to global megalopolis : the origins and expansion of cities -- Communities responding to disasters and threats : vulnerable and resilient cities -- Foods, goods, materials and ornaments : the metabolism of cities -- Smoke, fumes, dust and smog : changing the atmosphere of cities -- Water from the hills, the ground, the sea, and the roof : towards integrated water resource management in cities -- Sanitation, sewage and mountains of trash : wastewater and garbage in cities -- Urban sounds and smells : the noisy, aromatic city -- Cities and a dynamic earth : urban changes to the land surface and responses to geophysical hazards -- Urban greenspaces : the tamed and wild nature in cities -- Urban sustainability : cities for future generations
Control code
847589510
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 369 pages
Isbn
9781845117962
Isbn Type
(PB)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)847589510
Label
Cities : an environmental history, Ian Douglas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Trading village to global megalopolis : the origins and expansion of cities -- Communities responding to disasters and threats : vulnerable and resilient cities -- Foods, goods, materials and ornaments : the metabolism of cities -- Smoke, fumes, dust and smog : changing the atmosphere of cities -- Water from the hills, the ground, the sea, and the roof : towards integrated water resource management in cities -- Sanitation, sewage and mountains of trash : wastewater and garbage in cities -- Urban sounds and smells : the noisy, aromatic city -- Cities and a dynamic earth : urban changes to the land surface and responses to geophysical hazards -- Urban greenspaces : the tamed and wild nature in cities -- Urban sustainability : cities for future generations
Control code
847589510
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 369 pages
Isbn
9781845117962
Isbn Type
(PB)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)847589510

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