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Ancient and Modern Cities


Ancient and Modern Cities

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This course will trace the development of cities and urban centers from the Ancient Period through the present era. The student will examine how political, economic, and social institutions influenced the structure of urban centers and shaped the built environment in cities across the world and vice versa. By the end of the course, the student will understand how cities have developed over the past six millennia and better appreciate the dynamic relationship between geography, political and... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: January 27, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 16, 2014
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Submitter: Sean Connor
Keywords: Urban Planning, Modern Cities, Greece, Polis, Renaissance, Urbs, Egypt, Industrialism, Ancient Cities, History, Mesopotamia, Rome, Post-Industrial, Medieval


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Primary Audience: College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution 3.0 United States


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