By 2007, the world will pass from being a mainly rural to a mainly urban population. Large cities, including mega cities with more than 10 million people, present key challenges relating to sustainable development and citizenship. Each title in this new geography series reveals reasons for the city's location and the structure of the population, and explores environmental issues such as transport, waste, pollution and wildlife, city economy, culture, leisure and tourism and look to the future.
Table of Contents
Contents Living in an urban world 8 History of the city 12 The people of the city 16 Living in the city 22 The city economy 30 Urban regeneration 34 Managing the city 36 Transport in the city 40 Culture, leisure and tourism 44 The city environment 50 The future of Tokyo 56 Glossary 58 Further information 59 Index 60
Nicola Barber is a successful children's author specialising in English and History titles. Nicola is the author of the Writers in Britain series published by Evans Brothers as well as the World of Art and The World of Music.