Connexions Library: Community & Urban Focus
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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on community and urban issues.
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.
Made in America
An Informal History of the English Language in the United States
A history of American English.
The Shape of the City
Toronto Struggles with Modern Planning
John Sewell traces in urban planning from pre-Depression garden cities to postwar modernism and a revival of interest in the streetscape grid.