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Patrick Geddes : social evolutionist and city planner

Author: Helen Elizabeth Meller
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.
Series: Routledge geography, environment, and planning series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new analysis of Patrick Geddes' (1854-1932) life and work reviews his ideas and philosophy of planning, providing a scholarly yet accessible account for students of the history of planning, urban design, social theory and British history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Biographies
Named Person: Patrick Geddes, Sir; Geddes <Sir Patrick,; Geddes, Sir Patrick; Patrick Geddes, Sir; Patrick Geddes; Patrick Geddes
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Elizabeth Meller
ISBN: 0415009383 9780415009386 0415103932 9780415103930
OCLC Number: 19922420
Description: xvi, 359 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction 2. The Formative Years: A Biologist's Viewpoint 3. Practical Experiments in Social Evolution 4. Museums, Actual and Possible 5. Maverick in the Social Sciences 6. The Sociologists of the Town-Planning Movement 7. The Challenge of India and Palestine 8. Social Reconstruction in India and Palestine 9. Regional Survey in the International Context: The Legacy of Geddes.
Series Title: Routledge geography, environment, and planning series.
Responsibility: Helen Meller.

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