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

By Yi Wang

This e-book offers a finished evaluation of the evolution of Beijing’s city constitution within the twentieth century, reading crucial social and fiscal alterations within the housing area. concentrating on the city adjustments that came about less than the marketplace financial system after 1978 and past, the booklet addresses the demolition of courtyard homes in Beijing’s previous urban, the relocation of low-income households from the outdated urban, the government’s function concerning housing within the urban, and home segregation in Beijing. increasing at the author’s PhD thesis on the collage of Cambridge, it's illustrated with a wealth of ancient images and maps of Beijing. proposing correct descriptions, huge literature and case stories, the e-book deals a necessary source for college students and students of structure, city stories and chinese language reports. First released in 2013 through velocity in Hong Kong, it has for the reason that been extra to the libraries of many distinct universities, together with Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Columbia, Yale, Stanford, Cornell, U Penn, NYU, UC Berkeley, Hong Kong collage, UBC in Canada and the college of Witwatersrand in South Africa.

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