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City development, a study of parks, gardens, and culture-institutes; a report to the Carnegie Dunfermline trust,

Author: Patrick Geddes, Sir
Publisher: Edinburgh, Geddes and Co. 1904.
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Geddes, Patrick, Sir, 1854-1932.
City development.
Edinburgh, Geddes and Co.; [etc.] 1904
(OCoLC)559514459
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patrick Geddes, Sir
OCLC Number: 366640
Description: 231 pages illustrations 30 cm
Contents: Introduction. --
Bk.1. Park and environs, gardens, and nature-studies. A. Approaches and adjacent improvements: Park approaches and entrances ; Neighbouring property and housing improvements ; Social institutes and central institute. B. Park and gardens: The park --
northern portion ; Orangery and mansion-house ; Lake and rock garden ; The Laird's garden ; The palace garden ; Wild garden and botanic garden ; Southern park and "zoo". C. Stream and glen: Stream purification and its results ; Parks and buildings in their bearing on city improvements ; The glen. D. Nature museums: Nature palace in principle and in popular use ; Nature palace in execution ; Nature museums in working. --
Bk.2. Museums and institutes: their culture uses. E. Labour museums: Primitive village --
open air museums ; The mills and smithy ; The crafts village ; Monastery place ; Institute of history ; Dunfermline history palace --
ancient and medieval ; History garden and abbey precincts ; History palace --
Renaissance and modern ; The art institute. G. Life and citizenship: Some educational bearings on the scheme ; The Queen's Garden --
the arena ; Music hall ; The grand entrance ; Mansion-house and Queen's House ; The general view --
its aspects and interpretations ; Cities and civic problems ; Dunfermline as town and as city ; The civic union.
Responsibility: by Patrick Geddes ... With plan, perspective, and 136 illustrations.

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