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The Resource Rainforest cities : urbanization, development, and globalization of the Brazilian Amazon, John O. Browder and Brian J. Godfrey

Rainforest cities : urbanization, development, and globalization of the Brazilian Amazon, John O. Browder and Brian J. Godfrey

Label
Rainforest cities : urbanization, development, and globalization of the Brazilian Amazon
Title
Rainforest cities
Title remainder
urbanization, development, and globalization of the Brazilian Amazon
Statement of responsibility
John O. Browder and Brian J. Godfrey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Comprehensive and useful analysis of region's urbanization process. Compares eastern and western segments, and illustrates heterogeneity of urban frontier. Concludes that current theories of urbanization are inappropriate for Amazonian cities"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 57.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Browder, John O
Dewey number
307.1/216/09811
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HT169.A5
LC item number
B76 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Godfrey, Brian J
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • City planning
  • Regional planning
  • Land use, Rural
  • Land settlement patterns
  • Amazon River Region
  • Amazon River Region
Summary URI
http://www.loc.gov/hlas
Label
Rainforest cities : urbanization, development, and globalization of the Brazilian Amazon, John O. Browder and Brian J. Godfrey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [375]-399) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Amazon Town Revisited: New Urban Realities on Brazil's Rainforest Frontier -- 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Frontier Urbanization: Toward an Urban Systems Approach -- 3. Geopolitics, Regional Development, and Urbanization: Historical Dynamics of Amazon Frontier Expansion -- 4. A Pluralistic Theory of Disarticulated Urbanization -- 5. Metropolitan Centers in Amazonia: Regional Cities and Urban Primacy -- 6. Crossroads of the Dawn: Urbanization of Rondonia's Populist Frontier -- 7. Instant Cities of Southern Para: Urbanization of a Contested Corporatist Frontier -- 8. Migration, Social Mobility, and Income Generation in Urban Amazonia -- 9. Frontier Urbanization in the Global Periphery: Regional Disarticulation and Surplus Extraction -- 10. Frontier Urbanization and Environmental Change in Amazonia -- 11. Patterns of Development and Urbanization on the Global Periphery
Control code
35223047
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 429 pages
Isbn
9780231106542
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
96033481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Rainforest cities : urbanization, development, and globalization of the Brazilian Amazon, John O. Browder and Brian J. Godfrey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [375]-399) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Amazon Town Revisited: New Urban Realities on Brazil's Rainforest Frontier -- 2. Theoretical Perspectives on Frontier Urbanization: Toward an Urban Systems Approach -- 3. Geopolitics, Regional Development, and Urbanization: Historical Dynamics of Amazon Frontier Expansion -- 4. A Pluralistic Theory of Disarticulated Urbanization -- 5. Metropolitan Centers in Amazonia: Regional Cities and Urban Primacy -- 6. Crossroads of the Dawn: Urbanization of Rondonia's Populist Frontier -- 7. Instant Cities of Southern Para: Urbanization of a Contested Corporatist Frontier -- 8. Migration, Social Mobility, and Income Generation in Urban Amazonia -- 9. Frontier Urbanization in the Global Periphery: Regional Disarticulation and Surplus Extraction -- 10. Frontier Urbanization and Environmental Change in Amazonia -- 11. Patterns of Development and Urbanization on the Global Periphery
Control code
35223047
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxvi, 429 pages
Isbn
9780231106542
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
96033481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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