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1
Introduction

I   THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK

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Research questions
3
On studying places
3.1  Tradition of regional geography
3.2  Concept of place
3.3  Place and landscape
3.4  Place and city
3.5  Realms of place
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Naturalistic theories
4.1  Scientific naturalism
4.2  Settlement form
4.3  Urban pattern
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Existential theories
5.1  Existential phenomenology
5.2  Insideness and outsideness
5.3  To be in place
5.4  Mapping lived environment
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Methods
6.1  Defining the study area
6.2  Field methods
6.3  Methods of analysis
6.4  Methods of synthesis

II   NATURALISTIC ANALYSIS

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Position
7.1  Site of Roseau
7.2  Capital position
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Structure
8.1  City form
8.2  Inner City grid
8.3  Structure of other districts
8.4  Landmarks
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Function
9.1  Housing and basic facilities
9.2  Paths and nodes
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Texture
10.1  Buildings
10.2  Parks and gardens
10.3  Streets

III   EXISTENTIAL ANALYSIS

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Visiting
11.1  Tourism in Dominica
11.2  Arriving in Roseau
11.3  Sights of Roseau
11.4  Visitor's Roseau
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Dwelling
12.1  History of slavery and independence
12.2  Roseau in beaux arts
12.3  Extension of Roseau
12.4  People of Roseau
12.5  Roseau as a home
12.6  Sense of community
12.7  Places in Roseau
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Changing

IV   SYNTHESIS

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Districts of Roseau
14.1  Central Roseau and the Botanical Gardens
14.2  Newtown
14.3  Potter's Ville
14.4  Goodwill
14.5  Bath Estate
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Roseau as a place

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Discussion

 
References
  Published or printed references
  Online references
  Interviews and personal communication

Appendixes
1  Major landmarks of Roseau
2  E-mail survey form
3  Information about answerers to the survey
4  Analysed travel guidebooks
5  Map of Roseau used in the interviews
6  Alexander's patterns 8--126



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