The American Cities and Technology Reader

The American Cities and Technology Reader

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Designed to be used on its own or as a companion volume to the American Cities and Technology textbook. Chronologically, this volume ranges from the earliest technological dimensions of Amerindian settlements to the 'wired city' concept of the 1960s and internet communications of the 1990s.Its focus extends beyond the US to include telecommunications in Asian cities in the late 20th century. The topics covered: * the rise of the skyscraper * the coming of the automobile age * relations between private and public transport * the development of infrastructural technologies and systems * the implications of electronic communications * the emergence of city planning.... 69 Kingston (Ontario) 15 Kino, Eusebio Francisco 12 Kistiakowsky, George 268 Kitchen, James D. 117 a#39;kivasa#39; 11 knowledge transmission 230-46 ... division patterns 43, 61; fertile 51, 52; feudal law 37; grazing 197; low value 78; problems of 132; residential 250; rural 61; speculators 58, 99; suburban 104, 250; swamp 55; tenure 37; title to 34; untreated waste on 169; values of 104, 148, 251, 256, 263;anbsp;...

Title:The American Cities and Technology Reader
Author:Gerrylynn K. Roberts, Open University
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1999


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