A Century of Change: Beijing's Urban Structure in the 20th by Yi Wang

By Yi Wang

This booklet offers a accomplished review of the evolution of Beijing’s city constitution within the twentieth century, examining crucial social and fiscal adjustments within the housing area. targeting the city adjustments that happened less than the industry financial system after 1978 and past, the e-book addresses the demolition of courtyard homes in Beijing’s outdated urban, the relocation of low-income households from the previous urban, the government’s function concerning housing within the urban, and home segregation in Beijing. increasing at the author’s PhD thesis on the college of Cambridge, it really is illustrated with a wealth of old images and maps of Beijing. offering proper descriptions, broad literature and case reports, the e-book deals a beneficial source for college kids and students of structure, city reports and chinese language reviews. First released in 2013 through speed in Hong Kong, it has because been extra to the libraries of many special universities, together with Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, U Penn, NYU, UC Berkeley, Hong Kong collage, UBC in Canada and the collage of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

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