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  • British Towns And Cities Overcrowded

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    British towns and cities were overcrowded. Population began increasing due to more people moving in. As businesses began to boom and the national markets grew, more people from the countryside flocked to the towns and the new factories because they wanted jobs. Small towns became large cities and the city of London grew from a population of 2 million in 1840 to 5 million forty years later. This resulted in more people in a country (Great Britain) living in cities than in rural areas like never before

  • Lagos Research Paper

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    Nigeria is the first city established after breaking free of British rule in Nigeria, websites such as travelsmart.com, constative.com, and nigerianbulletin.com do not list Lagos as the most successful city; however, Lagos is the most successful city because of their population growth, government structure and history. The year 1960 is a year of new beginnings for the newly formed city, Lagos. In 1861, ninety-nine years before Lagos won its independence from Great Britain, the British Lagos Colony is

  • This essay will describe and analyse the difference between the two articles, about urban cities

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    articles, about urban cities and the changes it has brought to the reshaping of city lives and daily mundane. The essay will talk about the two choosing articles in regards to Urbanisation of London and that of Lagos in Nigeria. The first article is from a journal by Doctor Paulette Clarkson – London as a city of today, the second article is a reading text - from website. Firstly, two cities came to mind; London and Lagos. In first attempt, let’s take London as an urban city going back decades when

  • Iraq: The Role Of Migration In The United States

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    The Middle East has been characterized by a long chain of human migration ever since humans made their way into the region. Over the centuries, an area near the center of the Middle East that makes up the modern state of Iraq has experienced this constant flow of individuals from all over the region, many of who came for the fertile regions near the Tigris and Euphrates rivers along the Fertile Crescent. Fast forward to today and little has changed. In the wake of conflict such as the rise of the

  • Urban Regeneration And Urban Development

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    by the ongoing urban regeneration and urban developments in many of the major cities in India, especially in city of Pune, and its adverse effects on the city townscapes and place identities. City of Pune has a rich education legacy and has been often referred as the ‘Oxford of the East’, a legacy which came into prominence on the establishment of the University of Pune in the year 1949 (Hindustan Times, 2012). The city truly justified itself as the cultural capital of Maharashtra with its strong

  • Detroit Urban redevelopment Essay

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    the World," is the largest city in the state of Michigan. The city sits at the heart of an official three-county metropolitan region comprising Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties. As we look at the current condition of Detroit Michigan, you would ponder what made the city look so ran down and why did everyone abandoned a once known as a beautiful city. If one were to look at older pictures of the city back in its earlier years they wouldn't be able to tell that the city used to have life with in

  • The Construction Of The British Indian Urban Scene

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    There were cities in India since ancient times which were commonly known for power and trading activities. villages were self- sufficient at that times. So the rate of migration was very low. But due to degradation in village agrarian system, old chains began to break and process of migration to cities started in search of livelihoods. The nature of urbanization process changed with the arrival of the British East India Company. The major contributions of the British to the Indian urban scene were:

  • Urban Regeneration And Urban Development

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    by the ongoing urban regeneration and urban developments in many of the major cities in India, especially in city of Pune, and its adverse effects on the city townscapes and place identities. City of Pune has a rich education legacy and has been often referred as the ‘Oxford of the East’, a legacy which came into prominence on the establishment of the University of Pune in the year 1949 (Hindustan Times, 2012). The city truly justified itself as the cultural capital of Maharashtra with its strong

  • Immigration Benefits And Promotes Urbanization

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    urbanization in Vancouver and New York from 1860 to 1920. Canada’s urbanization was inherently and closely related with that of Europe and North America. Local factors and communities’ elite played a significant role in the development of Canada’s cities (especially in western part). Vancouver is a representative of urbanization and immigration from 1860 to 1920. Norbert Magdonald noted that “prior to the arrival of the first train in 1887, the townsite

  • Negative Effects Of Urban Sprawl

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    population now lives in urban areas. There are many factors and causes that contribute to why this urbanization and rapid change is occurring. Many of the reasons include the desire to live in the city where there are better living conditions, more job and education opportunities. Also, the lack of planning a city more efficiently is one of the most common reasons for urban sprawl. The more the population grows, the more trouble it begins to have on the people and environment. Urban sprawl comes with

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