Urbanisation in Europe and China during the second millennium: a review of urbanism and demography

  title={Urbanisation in Europe and China during the second millennium: a review of urbanism and demography},
  author={R. Woods},
  journal={International Journal of Population Geography},
  • R. Woods
  • Published 2003
  • Geography
  • International Journal of Population Geography
  • Three issues are considered in this paper: the estimation of rates of urbanisation for Europe and China between AD 1000 and 2000; the demographic consequences of urbanisation; and especially the culture of urbanism and the way it can distort the general association between urbanisation and the level of economic development. Europe and East Asia are the principal areas of interest and the perspective adopted is distinctly long-term. A multidisciplinary approach is also employed with evidence and… CONTINUE READING
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