This booklet is an summary of the old improvement and geography of towns. certain recognition is dedicated to the function of towns as facilities of labor and construction and as dense concentrations of residential task. The higher a part of the textual content is dedicated to problems with city improvement less than stipulations of globalization. The booklet additionally bargains with the emergence of city difficulties and predicaments and the political dilemmas that they pose. Empirical reference is made to towns in all 5 continents.
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