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Communitas: Means of Livelihood and Ways of Life
Goodman, Paul & Percival
Visions of urban life.
Connexions: Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Connexions Library: Community & Urban Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on community and urban issues.
The Economy of Cities
Ideas about what makes cities rich or poor, how cities grow, and how city growth affects national economies.
Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry
A sociological description of life in company towns.
Reclaiming Our Cities & Towns: Better Living with Less Traffic
Cars destroy the environment; people should embrace alternative modes of transportation like bycycling and walking to make urban areas safer and enviromentally sound.
Towns for People
Examines the pressures, lifestyle changes, and social factors that contributed to the decline in urban public life in the late 20th century.
The City in History
Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects
Beginning with an interpretation of the origin and nature of the city, Mumford follows the city's development from Egypt and Mesopotamia through Greece, Rome, and the Middle Ages to the modern world.