Metropolitan Portraits

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  1. Metropolitan Denver
    Metropolitan Denver reveals the purposeful civic decisions made regarding tourism, downtown urban revitalization, and cultural-led economic development that make the city a destination.... Learn More
    Published: 6th September 2018
    Hardback | £43.00
  2. Driving Detroit
    Published: 17th January 2014
    Paperback | £21.99
  3. Toronto
    Toronto describes the diverse and remarkable transformations that have occurred in the urban landscapes of Toronto, especially over the last fifty years as it has grown from a provincial industrial city into multicentered, multicultural,... Learn More
    Published: 24th October 2013
    Hardback | £41.00
  4. The Research Triangle
    Over the past three decades, the economy of North Carolina's Research Triangle has been transformed from one dependent on agriculture and textiles to one driven by technology, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals. This book... Learn More
    Published: 19th December 2012
    Paperback | £21.99
  5. Miami


    Mistress of the Americas

    By Jan Nijman

    Series Metropolitan Portraits

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    Miami, so adept at stirring the imagination of strangers, has always lured visitors and migrants even if few ever ended up staying. Author Jan Nijman presents a careful and revealing dissection of one of the most intriguing cities... Learn More
    Published: 29th November 2010
    Paperback | £20.99
  6. Greater New Jersey
    Northern New Jersey is undergoing a gradual transformation to become symbolic of a new kind of suburban area, one that borrows culture, image, and economy from a metropolis but also maintains the day-to-day living patterns of... Learn More
    Published: 13th December 2006
    Paperback | £20.99
  7. Metropolitan Philadelphia
    Conn examines the shifting meaning of the region's history, the utopian impulse behind its founding, the role of the region in creating the American middle class, the regional watershed, and the way art and cultural institutions... Learn More
    Published: 28th June 2006
    Paperback | £17.99
  8. Metropolitan Phoenix
    Metropolitan Phoenix explores the efforts to build a sustainable desert city in the face of environmental uncertainty, rapid growth, and increasing social diversity.... Learn More
    Published: 14th October 2005
    Paperback | £21.99
  9. Metropolitan San Diego
    A geographical examination of metropolitan San Diego and its regional environs.... Learn More
    Published: 29th November 2004
    Paperback | £21.99
  10. Greater Portland
    Carl Abbott reports how Portland became a model of American urban planning.... Learn More
    Published: 19th April 2001
    Paperback | £23.99