Cities in the Third Wave: The Technological Transformation of Urban America

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Cities in the Third Wave: The Technological Transformation of Urban America

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This fully updated edition surveys the remarkable transformation that is taking place in urban America. Arguing that technology has both created and recast cities throughout history, Leonard I. Ruchelman explores how cities are being affected by new technology and how they will evolve in the future. Countries such as the United States and Japan have passed through the preindustrial and industrial stages of urban development and have now entered the stage of post-industrialism—what the Tofflers called the "third wave." … [From Amazon.com]

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9780742539099

Publication Date

2007

Publisher

Rowman & Littlefield

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Lanham, Maryland

Keywords

Cities and towns, Technological innovations, Information technology, Telecommunication

Disciplines

Communication Technology and New Media | Science and Technology Studies | Urban Studies

Cities in the Third Wave: The Technological Transformation of Urban America

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