Picks from the Toronto Public Library: Chapter 6

The Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St. now houses the collection of the Urban Affairs Library (formerly located at Metro Hall), a specialized collection devoted to all aspects of urban planning and local government. Each week, TPL librarians Cynthia Fisher and Bessie Nellopoulos will select titles of books that can be found at the Library that complement the themes discussed in each chapter of Arrival City.

Arrival City : Chapter 6 – The death and life of a great arrival city

This chapter is devoted to the remarkable story of Istanbul and how waves of migration from rural areas have literally shaped the modern city and impacted the political landscape.

the_emergence_of_modern_istanbulThe emergence of modern Istanbul : transformation and modernisation of a city. Revised edition.

Gül, Murat. 2012, 242 pages.

Istanbul (Turkey)–Civilization.
Istanbul (Turkey)–History–20th century.





The remaking of Istanbul : portrait of an Ottoman city in the nineteenth century

Çelik, Zeynep. 1986, 183 p.

City planning–Turkey–Istanbul–History.
Istanbul (Turkey)–Buildings, structures, etc.





Urban compactness : a study of Ankara urban form

Çalişkan, Olgu. 2009, 288 p.

City planning–Turkey–Ankara.
City planning.
Urban policy–Turkey–Ankara.
Urban policy.




The Politics of rapid urbanization : government and growth in modern Turkey

Danielson, Michael N.
Contributors: Keleş, Ruşen. 1985, 286 p., [8] p. of plates :

City planning–Turkey–Ankara.
City planning–Turkey–Istanbul.
Urban policy–Turkey.


Internal migration and metropolitan development in Turkey

Şanli, I̊brahim.
Contributors: Kilinçaslan, I̊sme. ; Ünal, Yücel, 976, 203 p. :

Cities and towns–Turkey–Growth.
Migration, Internal–Turkey.
Rural-urban migration–Turkey.


New settlement projects with special emphasis on Turkey
Ankara : Union of Housing Cooperatives in Batıkent, 1984.

Sayin, Erol; Kent-Koop (Society). 1984, 288 p.
“This book is based on lecture notes given during 1983/84 academic year in the Faculty of Architecture of Middle East Technical University, Ankara.”

City planning–Turkey.
Housing policy–Turkey.
Public housing–Turkey.


Housing and the urban poor in the Middle East : Turkey, Egypt, Morocco and Jordan

Contributors: Kanō, Hiromasa, 1945-; Keleş, Ruşen. 1987, 324 p.

Urban poor–Housing–Middle East.


Moneymakesus-210-expMoney makes us relatives : women’s labor in urban Turkey. 1st ed.

White, Jenny B. (Jenny Barbara), 1953- . 1994, 190 p.

Home labor–Turkey–Istanbul.
Rural-urban migration–Turkey–Istanbul.
Women–Turkey–Istanbul–Social conditions.

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