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The Urban explosion in Latin America

a continent in process of modernization. Glenn H. Beyer, editor

by Glenn H Beyer

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urbanization,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Latin America

  • Edition Notes

    commitment to retain 20151204

    ContributionsCornell University
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT129 A2 U7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination360p.
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26843591M
    OCLC/WorldCa976874962

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Genre/Form: Congress: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Urban explosion in Latin America. Ithaca, N.Y., Cornell University Press [] (OCoLC) Since the 19S0s, Latin America has been transformed from a rural to an urban society. The region now contains some of the world’s biggest cities, headed by Mexico City with its 20 million inhabitants.

In all but five Latin American countries, more people now live in towns and cities than in the countryside. Get this from a library. The urban explosion in Latin America: a continent in process of modernization.

[Glenn H Beyer;]. THE URBAN EXPLOSION IN LATIN AMERICA GLENN H. BEYER, EDITOR Ithaca, New York, Cornell University Press, xx + pp.

$ The book contains articles presented at the conference on “The Role of the City in the Modernization of Latin America,” which was held during the Cornell Latin American Year The.

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