Introducing the PHE series

Published by Routledge, an imprint of the Taylor & Francis Group. This series offers a unique window on the creation of the modern environment. Designed for an international readership, the emphasis is on: urban and regional planning recent as well as longer-term history what...

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AuthorJieheerah Yun PublishedJanuary 2017Themes
planning historycity and urban planningSouth Koreaglobalization

Globalizing Seoul: The City's Cultural and Urban Change

In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country’s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the city a global hub...
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AuthorYael AllweilEdited ByYael AllweilPublishedAugust 2016Themes
planning historyIsrael-Palestine historyHousing provision

Homeland: Zionism as a Housing Regime, 1860–2011

As Yael Allweil reveals in her fascinating book, housing has played a pivotal role in the history of nationalism and nation building in Israel-Palestine. She adopts the concept of ‘homeland’ to highlight how land and housing are central to both Zionism...
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Edited ByJohn and Margaret GoldPublishedJuly 2016Themes
OlympicsParalympicscity and urban planningplanning history

Olympic Cities

The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors.
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AuthorKaren Trapenberg FrickPublishedJuly 2016Themes

Remaking the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge: A Case of Shadowboxing with Nature

Now available in paperback On 17 October 1989 one the largest earthquakes to occur in California since the San Francisco earthquake of April 1906 struck Northern California. Damage was extensive, none more so than the partial collapse of the San Francisco–Oakland...
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