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Walt Disney and the quest for community

Author: Steve Mannheim
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the final months of his life, Walt Disney was consumed with the world-wide problems of cities. His development concept at the time of his death on December 15th, 1966 would be his team's conceptual response to the ills of the inner cities and the sprawl of the megalopolis: the "Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow" or, as it became known, EPCOT. This beautifully written, instantly engrossing volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mannheim, Steve, 1962-
Walt Disney and the quest for community.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2002
(DLC) 2002074730
(OCoLC)49976866
Named Person: Walt Disney; Walt Disney
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Mannheim
ISBN: 9780754680253 0754680258
OCLC Number: 320322738
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 199 p.) : ill., maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Physical planning --
Transportation : the end of 'Autopia' --
Architecture and construction --
Site and technology --
Landscaping --
Economic analysis and finance --
Marketing --
Regulation and community governance/social planning --
Operations and management --
EPCOT after Disney.
Responsibility: Steve Mannheim.

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Walt Disney's final legacy to the world was to have been the EPCOT community in Central Florida. Steve Mannheim's study traces the philosophy behind Disney's ideal and shows how its original approach  Read more...

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