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05/06/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Carolina Hein Natural disasters, fires, and earthquakes, destroyed Japan's cities in whole or in part on numerous occasions over the last centuries. Human intervention, political change, modernization, and th...
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4/22/2002, 5:30, 10-485 William Fulton In addition to dealing with natural disasters, Los Angeles has repeatedly had to deal with social and civic unrest over the past 40 years-most recently in 1992, when widespread unrest rattled a ...
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04/08/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Anthony S. Pitch The 24-hour occupation of the nation's capital by British forces during the War of 1812 was arguably the lowest point in American history. The President fled to Virginia hours before the inva...
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04/01/2002, 5:20, 10-485 Hashim Sarkis Through a series of cases in the history of the reconstruction of Beirut (from 1990 to the present), Hashim Sarkis illustrates a number of points and characteristics about Beirut's resilience. ...
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03/18/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Diane E. Davis In this lecture, Diane Davis examines the impact of Mexico City's 1985 disastrous earthquake on the social, spatial, and political character of Mexico's capital city. Davis discusses the earth...
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03/11/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Brian Ladd The reconstruction of Berlin, after the massive destruction it suffered in World War II, was complicated in two fundamental ways. First was the question of historical continuity. On the one hand, t...
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03/04/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Kevin Rozario Kevin Rozario uses the two most devastating urban catastrophes in American history, the Chicago fire of 1871 and the San Francisco earthquake of 1906, to explore how extraordinary recovery from ...
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2/25/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Max Page This lecture places the attack on the World Trade Center in the context of New York's history as a place that is seemingly destined to be destroyed and rebuilt with stunning regularity. It explores th...
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02/25/2002, 5:30, 10-485 Max Page This lecture places the attack on the World Trade Center in the context of New York's history as a place that is seemingly destined to be destroyed and rebuilt with stunning regularity. It explores t...
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Economics and the Sustainable City Thursday, November 3, 2011, 5:00-7:00pm MIT 3-133 Three urban economists discuss how economic principles will help cities to create a smaller environmental footprint. David Albouy, Assistant Pro...
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