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Cities of tomorrow : an intellectual history of urban planning and design in the twentieth century

Author: Peter Geoffrey Hall
Publisher: Malden [u.a.] : Blackwell, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3. ed., 7. prView all editions and formats
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* A critical history of planning in theory and practice in the twentieth century, as well as of the social and economic problems and opportunities that gave rise to it. * Trenchant, perceptive,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Geoffrey Hall
ISBN: 0631232524 0631232648 9780631232643 9780631232520
OCLC Number: 315917543
Description: XVIII, 553 S. : ill., graph. Darst., Kt
Contents: List of Figures. Preface to the First Edition. Preface to the Third Edition. Acknowledgements. 1. Cities of Imagination: Alternative Visions of the Good City, 1880-1987. 2. The City of Dreadful Night: Reactions to the Nineteenth-Century Slum City: London; Paris; Berlin; New York, 1880-1900. 3. The City of By-Pass Variegated: The Mass Transit Suburb: London; New York, 1900-1940. 4. The City in the Garden: The Garden City Solution: London; Paris; Berlin; New York, 1900-1940. 5. The City in the Region: The Birth of Regional Planning: Edinburgh; New York; London, 1900-1940. 6. The City of Monuments: The City Beautiful Movement: Chicago; New Delhi; Berlin; Moscow, 1900-1940. 7. The City of Towers: The Corbusian Radiant City: Paris; Chandigarh; Brasilia; London; St Louis, 1920-1970. 8. The City of Sweat Equity: The Autonomous Community: Edinburgh; Indore; Lima; Berkeley; Macclesfield, 1890-1987. 9. The City on the Highway: The Automobile Suburb: Long Island; Wisconsin; Los Angeles; Paris, 1930-1987. 10. The City of Theory: Planning and the Academy: Philadelphia; Manchester; California; Paris, 1955-1987. 11. The City of Enterprise: Planning turned Upside Down: Baltimore; Hong Kong; London, 1975-2000. 12. The City of the Tarnished Belle Epoque: Infocities and Informationless Ghettos: New York; London; Tokyo, 1985-2000. 13. The City of the Permanent Underclass: The Enduring Slum: Chicago; St Louis; London, 1920-1987. References. Index.
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