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Author Travis, William R. (William Riebsame), 1953-

Title New geographies of the American West [electronic resource] : land use and the changing patterns of place / William R. Travis.

Imprint Washington, DC : Island Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 291 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).
Series Orton innovation in place series
Orton innovation in place series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-281) and index.
Contents Introduction: Building a better mountain? -- The long boom of western development -- Development geographies of the new West -- Footprints of development -- The metro-zones : shining cities at the foot of the mountains -- Beyond the suburban frontier : the West's exurbs -- Resort geographies : building a better mountain? -- The gentrified range : new owners of the purple sage -- Understanding the challenge of land use planning -- Planning a new West : strategies for creating more desirable land use patterns.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Urbanization -- West (U.S.)
Amenity migration -- West (U.S.)
Land use -- West (U.S.)
Land use -- West (U.S.) -- Planning.
Regional planning -- West (U.S.)
Human geography -- West (U.S.)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781597260725 (pbk. : alk. paper)
159726072X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781597260718 (cloth : alk. paper)
1597260711 (cloth : alk. paper)

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