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The Urban System of Roman Asia Minor and Wider Urban Connectivity

J. W. Hanson

in Settlement, Urbanization, and Population

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199602353
eISBN:
9780191731570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199602353.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter examines the urban system of Roman Asia. The distribution of urban sites indicates that a large proportion of Roman Asia was surveyed and controlled by urban centres, fairly evenly ... More


Range of Contemporary Urban Patterns and Processes

Hilda Blanco

in Rethinking Global Land Use in an Urban Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262026901
eISBN:
9780262322126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262026901.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Historically, urbanization has been characterized by population density, durable built environments, governance, specialized economic activities, urban infrastructures, and their rural spheres of ... More


A Morality Tale of Two Location Theorists in Hitler’s Germany: Walter Christaller and August Lösch

Trevor J. Barnes

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Hitler’s project was fundamentally geographical, with space, place and landscape pressed into horrific service. Consequently, the Nazis managed, planned, organized and contorted geography. Partly ... More


Applied Geography and Area Research in Nazi Society: Central Place Theory and Planning, 1933–1945

Mechtild Rössler

in Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.003.0009
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The earliest ventures in applied geography and area research were developed during the Weimar Republic. In 1933 the first theoretical study appeared: the central place theory by Walter Christaller. ... More


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