To-morrow : a Peaceful Path to Real Reform (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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To-morrow : a Peaceful Path to Real Reform

Author: Ebenezer Howard
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Cambridge library collection., History.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sir Ebenezer Howard (1850-1928) travelled to the USA and was inspired by the rebuilding of Chicago, as well as his interest in social welfare, to found the Garden City Association in 1899. Howard believed that the solution to overcrowding and poor conditions in modern industrial towns was to produce new planned communities which created a 'joyous union' of town and country. The goal of the garden city was to combine  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ebenezer Howard
ISBN: 9780511706257 0511706251 9781108021920 1108021921
OCLC Number: 889947791
Language Note: English.
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 11 Apr 2014).
Description: 1 online resource (204 pages)
Contents: Introduction; 1. The town-country magnet; 2. The revenue of Garden City, and how it is obtained - the agriculture estate; 3. The revenue of Garden City - town estate; 4. The revenue of Garden City - general observations on its expenditure; 5. Further details of expenditure on Garden City; 6. Administration; 7. Semi-municipal enterprise - local option - temperance reform; 8. Pro-municipal work; 9. Administration - a bird's eye view; 10. Some difficulties considered; 11. A unique combination of proposals; 12. The path followed up; 13. Social cities; 14. The future of London; Appendix - water-supply; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection., History.
Responsibility: Ebenezer Howard.

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Sir Ebenezer Howard (1850-1928) was the founder of the Garden City Association and believed that new towns incorporating the benefits of country living were the solution to overcrowding and poor  Read more...

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