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By Roger W. Caves

The Encyclopedia of town makes a speciality of the most important themes encountered by way of undergraduates and students in city reviews and allied fields. participants comprise significant theoreticians and practitioners, and on different contributors, teams, and firms which learn town or perform in a box that at once or in some way impacts the town, the Encyclopedia inevitably adopts an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary standpoint. a fantastic but in addition provocative start line for wider exploration of the town, this can be a first-class paintings of reference that may be a necessary source for self reliant examine in addition to an invaluable relief in educating.

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The rulers, as their seats of power, built castles. People began moving closer to the castles for protection. The economy remained primarily agriculturally based. Within the castle, streets remained narrow. Market places and public spaces continued to be found. The number of cities continued to increase during the Middle Ages. They remained rather small due to the size of the castles and the availability of natural resources like water. Having only one source of water exacerbated matters. Poor living conditions continued to plague the people within the castles.

The world’s population will continue to increase, faster in some areas and slower in other areas. 9 billion in 2050. Some of this growth will occur in rural areas. Some of the population will migrate from rural areas to urban areas and others from urban areas to rural areas. Others will migrate from one urban area to another urban area. The exodus of people from rural areas to urban areas suggests a number of potential problems. Some people lack the skills necessary to find a job. This suggests a potential problem in finding affordable housing.

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