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How cities grew

Jean Louis LГ©opold Comhaire

How cities grew

the historical sociology of cities

by Jean Louis LГ©opold Comhaire

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Published by Florham Park Press in Madison, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Statementby Jean Comhaire and Werner J.Cahnman.
    ContributionsCahnman, Werner Jacob, 1902-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT111 C6 1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination170 p.
    Number of Pages170
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18751040M

    This list tracks and ranks the population of the top 10 largest cities and other urban places in the United States by decade, as reported by each decennial United States Census, starting with the through , tables are taken from the U.S Census Bureau's "Population of the Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: to ".   First, the country was becoming more interested in manufacturing which was in the cities with a large labor pool. Secondly, there was an influx of immigrants to the cities and this provided the labor pool. Thirdly, the increased trade with Europe and other places came from the seaports which were the cities on the coasts.

      This is a beautifully presented book on over cities of the world. What I like so much about it is that not all the cities are famous, some you may never have heard of before, but they tempt you into wanting to get lost in its images and information about them.4/5. During the industrial era, cities grew rapidly and became centers of population and production. The growth of modern industry from the late 18 th century onward led to massive urbanization and the rise of new, great cities, first in Europe, and then in other regions, as new opportunities brought huge numbers of migrants from rural communities.

    The surface area of houses got predictably larger as the settlement size grew, and the distribution of house area was even quite similar to the distribution of income that's observed in cities.   The Uruk period (– BCE) of Mesopotamia is known as the Sumerian state, and it was the time of the first great blossoming of civilization in the Fertile Crescent of modern-day Iraq and Syria. Then, the earliest cities in the world such as Uruk in the south, and Tell Brak and Hamoukar in the north expanded into the world's first.


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