5 edition of The American Cities and Technology Reader found in the catalog.
June 21, 1999
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||309|
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Designed to be used on its own or as a companion volume to the American Cities and Technology textbook. Chronologically, this volume ranges from the earliest technological dimensions of Amerindian settlements to the 'wired city' concept of the s and internet communications of the focus extends beyond the US to include telecommunications in Asian cities in the late 20th century.5/5(1).
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