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Writing Analytically: Sustainable Cities (Hickey): Books

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Encyclopedia of Sustainability; available in print at REF GE 10 .C65 2010 (3 vols.)
The three comprehensive volumes span the entire scope of sustainability from ecological concepts to financial concerns to public policy and community action, giving readers a solid foundation from which to think critically about efforts to make a more sustainable world.  Look under "Cities" and "Urban" in the index to find all the related articles.


Encyclopedia of Urban America; available online and in print at REF HT 123 .E5 1998 (2 vols.)
This work provides a comprehensive view of the colorful past of American cities and discusses current problems faced by modern cities and suburbs.

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