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Synopsis:

This volume of APA's Delta Urbanism series traces the development of New Orleans from precolonial times to post-Katrina realities, in the context of the deltaic plain on which it lies. The book describes the underlying physical terrain and covers the various transformations humans have made to it: site selection, settlement, urbanization, population, expansion, drainage, protection, exploitation, devastation, and recovery. What New Orleans has experienced foretells what similar cities will be tackling in years to come.

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ISBN:
9781932364859
Author:
Campanella, Richard
Publisher:
American Planning Association
Subject:
General
Subject:
Public Policy - City Planning & Urban Dev.
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies City Specific
Series:
Delta Urbanism
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
213
Dimensions:
8.40x5.50x.50 in. .85 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This volume of APA's Delta Urbanism series traces the development of New Orleans from precolonial times to post-Katrina realities, in the context of the deltaic plain on which it lies. The book describes the underlying physical terrain and covers the various transformations humans have made to it: site selection, settlement, urbanization, population, expansion, drainage, protection, exploitation, devastation, and recovery. What New Orleans has experienced foretells what similar cities will be tackling in years to come.
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