9780857722171 e-book 9781845117955 (hardback) 9781845117962 (PB)
Environmental history and global change series ; 5.
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 323-353) and index.
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Trading village to global megalopolis : the origins and expansion of cities Communities responding to disasters and threats : vulnerable and resilient cities Foods, goods, materials and ornaments : the metabolism of cities Smoke, fumes, dust and smog : changing the atmosphere of cities Water from the hills, the ground, the sea, and the roof : towards integrated water resource management in cities Sanitation, sewage and mountains of trash : wastewater and garbage in cities Urban sounds and smells : the noisy, aromatic city Cities and a dynamic earth : urban changes to the land surface and responses to geophysical hazards Urban greenspaces : the tamed and wild nature in cities Urban sustainability : cities for future generations.
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Print version: Douglas, Ian,1936- Cities : an environmental history. London : I.B. Tauris, 2012 axiii, 369 p. : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Environmental history and global change ; 5.