Latin American Urbanization: Historical Profiles of Major Cities


This volume provides extensive information on the urban experience in Latin America. Following a general overview, the work includes chapters devoted to urbanization in specific countries. Each chapter begins with an introduction providing geographic information and a survey of the nation's urban development, and then includes historical profiles of ninety selected cities, as well as maps. Thus, the work provides both national and city-specific perspectives. Chapters also provide a list of bibliographic resources, and the work is fully indexed.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Gerald Michael Greenfield
  • Joseph L. Scarpaci
  • Gary S. Elbow
  • Sergio Díaz-briquets
  • Frank Moya Pons
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1994


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