Daily Archives: November 20, 2018

 Howard Nelson’s Classification of Cities

Nelson through his classification removed the shortcomings of the earlier classifications by using a stated procedure that could be objectively checked by other workers. His paper ‘A Service Classification of American Cities’ was published in the journal Geography in 1955. … Continue reading

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Classification of Cities by Chauncy D. Harris

Chauncy D. Harris remedied the deficiencies of the former subjective and judgement-based classifications. In his paper ‘A Functional Classification of Cities in the United States (1943)’, he was able to identify quantitatively dominant function out of multifunctional  character of cities. He … Continue reading

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