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The growth of towns and cities

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Summary:This program examines how industrialization led to urbanization, which led to higher rents and overcrowding, which in turn led to governmental controls. It also shows how railways and improved transportation opened up cities, and led to the growth of suburbs.
Contributor:Price, Kenneth
Cossons, Neil, 1939-
Provider:HTV West (Firm)
Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Industrial revolution Great Britain
Urbanization Great Britain History 18th century
Urbanization Great Britain History 19th century
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Science, Technology
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