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Title Urban rivers : remaking rivers, cities, and space in Europe and North America / edited by Stephane Castonguay and Matthew Evenden.
Published Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  HT169.E85 U73 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description ix, 302 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series History of the urban environment
History of the urban environment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction / Stephane Castonguay and Matthew Evenden -- Industrialization and riverine transformations -- Brussels and its rivers, 1770-1880 : reshaping an urban landscape / Chloe Deligne -- The River Lea in West Ham : a river's role in shaping industrialization on the eastern edge of nineteenth-century London / Jim Clifford -- An urban industrial river : the multiple uses of the Akerselva River, 1850-1900 / Eyvind Bagle -- The riviere des Prairies : more than Montreal's backyard? / Michele Dagenais -- Urbanization and the functions of rivers -- The Seine and Parisian metabolism : growth of capital dependencies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries / Sabine Barles -- The channelization of the Danube and urban spatial development in Vienna in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries / Gertrud Haidvogl -- Rivers and risk in the city : the urban floodplain as a contested space / Uwe Lubken -- The St. Lawrence and Montreal's spatial development in the seventeenth through the twentieth century / Jean-Claude Robert -- Urbanization, industrialization, and the firth of forth / T. C. Smout -- Territorialities of water management -- Diverting rivers for Paris, 1760-1820 : needs, quality, resistance / Frederic Graber -- Fluid geographies : urbanizing river basins / Craig E. Colten -- To harmonize human activity with the laws of nature : applying the watershed concept in Manitoba, Canada / Shannon Stunden Bower -- Conclusion / Stephane Castonguay and Matthew Evenden -- Contributors -- Notes -- Index.
Subject City planning -- Europe.
City planning -- North America.
Rivers -- Economic aspects -- Europe.
Rivers -- Economic aspects -- North America.
Related Names Castonguay, St├ęphane.
Evenden, Matthew D. (Matthew Dominic), 1971-
ISBN 0822961857 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780822961857 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 761853103