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INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 1 FROM THE BEGINNINGS OF AGRICULTURE AND URBANIZATION TO THE FIRST URBEXPLOSIONS
The Beginnings of Agriculture
Emergence of Urbanization in the Great Corridor
Urbanization in the Asian Corridor
The Emergence of Urbanization in America

CHAPTER 2 UNDERSTANDING THE FIRST URBAN REVOLUTION
The First Urban Revolution and Networks’ Critical Points
The First Urban Revolution and Breaking Points
The First Urban Revolution and Central Places
The First Urban Revolution and Network Systems
The First Urban Revolution and Agglomeration Economies

CHAPTER 3 THE TWO FIRST ECONOMY-WORLDS: THE ROMAN AND CHINESE EMPIRES
The Emergence of the Roman Economy-World
The Emergence of the Chinese Economy-World

CHAPTER 4 UNDERSTANDING THE DYNAMICS OF URBAN EVOLUTION
Topodynamic Evolution and Spatial Competition
Topodynamic Evolution and Management of Municipal Services
Topodynamic Evolution and Multiplier Effects
Topodynamic Evolution and Repulsive Forces
Repulsive Forces and the Aging of Urban Structures
Repulsive Forces and Polarization
Repulsive Forces and Geography

CHAPTER 5 THE GREAT EBB: ISLAM OUT TO CONQUER THE GREAT AND ASIAN CORRIDORS
From the Fall of Rome to the Advent of Islam
The Rise of Islam
The Baghdad Urbexplosion
Islam Re-Launched by the Turko-Mongol Invasions
The Non-Military Progression of Islam in the Asian Corridor
The Great Ebb in Southeast Asia and the Far East

CHAPTER 6 UNDERSTANDING TOPODYNAMIC INERTIA
Topodynamic Inertia and Agriculture
Topodynamic Inertia and Industrialization
Topodynamic Inertia and Evolution of Socio-Economic Inequalities
Topodynamic Inertia and Cumulative Process of Location Choices
The Interaction Between Potentiality and Reality, a Possible Explanation of Topodynamic Inertia
A Deterministic Case of Topodynamic Inertia
The Role of Topodynamic Inertia in Metropolitan and City Development
Topodynamic Inertia in Urbexplosion Development
Topodynamic Inertia at the World Level
Reversibility of Topodynamic Movements

CHAPTER 7 THE GREAT EBB: EUROPE’S FIGHT FOR SURVIVAL
The Byzantine Empire
Russia
The Spanish Reconquista
The Resurrection of the West European Urbexplosion
The Forming of France, a Territorial State
The Expansion of the Germanic Holy Roman Empire
The Gestation of the Northern Europe Urbexplosion

CHAPTER 8 THE DISCOVERY OF AMERICA AND THE RETURN IN STRENGTH OF THE OCCIDENT
Building a Bridge Between Europe and America
The Re-Alignment of the European Economy
The Rhône, the Rhine, and the St. Gotthard Pass
The New Pole of Northern Europe: Amsterdam and London
Three Territorial States
The American Periphery of the New European Economy-World

CHAPTER 9 THE ADVENT OF MOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION AND THE SECOND URBAN REVOLUTION
Liberalism, Prelude to the Industrial Revolution
The Impact of Motorized Transportation on Urban Systems
The Southeastward Movement in the European Section of the Great Corridor
The Wave of Colonization that Overwhelmed Africa
The European Expansion in Asia

CHAPTER 10 UNDERSTANDING THE IMPACT OF MOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION
The Impact on Polarization of Evolving from Animal to Motorized Transportation
Explaining the Basic Paradox of Space-Economy

CHAPTER 11 THE AGE OF AUTOMOBILE AND THE TRIUMPH OF THE AMERICAN CORRIDOR
From London to the Trans-Siberian
The Emergence of the American Corridor in North America
The Impact of the American Corridor on Latin America
From America to Japan and Asia in the American Corridor

CHAPTER 12 UNDERSTANDING TOPODYNAMIC CORRIDORS
The Creation and Spread of Innovations in the Geographical Space
The True Meaning of Topodynamic Corridors

CHAPTER 13 POLES AND ROUTES THROUGH HISTORY
The Evolution of City Locations
The Evolution in the Form of Cities
The Evolution of the Form of Communication Networks
The Main Categories of Cities
The Evolution of Centrality
Transportation and the Relocation of Activities in the City
Are European and Canado-American Cities as Different as It Is Usually Said?
Developed and developing cities

CONCLUSION THE BROAD PATTERNS OF HISTORY
BIBLIOGRAPHY

Caractéristiques

Editeur : Presses de l'Université du Québec

Auteur(s) : Luc-Normand Tellier

Publication : 1 janvier 2009

Edition : 1ère édition

Intérieur : Noir & blanc

Support(s) : Contenu téléchargeable [PDF]

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Protection(s) : DRM ACS4 (PDF)

Taille(s) : 1,1 ko (PDF)

Langue(s) : Français

EAN13 Contenu téléchargeable [PDF] : 9782760522091

EAN13 (papier) : 9782760515888

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