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19 edition of The Latin American city found in the catalog.

The Latin American city

by Alan Gilbert

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Published by Latin America Bureau, Distribution in North America by Monthly Review Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.,
  • Latin America
    • Subjects:
    • Urbanization -- Latin America,
    • Cities and towns -- Latin America -- Growth,
    • Urban policy -- Latin America,
    • Urban poor -- Latin America,
    • Rural-urban migration -- Latin America

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-184) and index.

      StatementAlan Gilbert.
      ContributionsLatin America Bureau.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT384.L29 G53 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 190 p. :
      Number of Pages190
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL62336M
      ISBN 101899365222, 085345938X
      LC Control Number99158722

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      Books shelved as latin-american-history-and-politics: Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the Pillage of a Continent by Eduardo Galeano, A His. This is a list of the fifty largest cities in Latin America by population residing within city limits as of , the most recent year for which official population census results, estimates or short-term projections are available for most of these cities. These figures do not reflect the population of the urban agglomeration or metropolitan area which typically do not coincide with the City proper: World (Capitals), Americas (North, .

        A fairly ordinary day in Latin America? Certainly much of what appears in European and North American newspapers about the region would encourage such a view. We tend to hear much about spectacular outbreaks of unrest and violence: the most recent military coup, bombs planted by a revolutionary political group, the killing of strikers by the. Get this from a library! Rethinking the Latin American city. [Richard M Morse; Jorge Enrique Hardoy;] -- "The Latin American city today is neither a political center for imposing control over its region nor a commercial and industrial hub linking the countryside to an economic network. It has, according.


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