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The mysteries of the great city : the politics of urban design, 1877-1937 / John D. Fairfield.

Book Book (c1993.)
Description: xi, 320 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c1993.
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Merrimack College Stacks (2nd) HT167 .F35 1993 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 0814206042 (alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-304) and index.
Contents: An urban republic: Frederick Olmsted, Henry George, and the city building debate -- The political economy of suburbanization and the politics of space -- From rapid transit to city planning: social efficiency and the new urban discipline -- The professionalization of city planning and scientific management of urban space -- An urban sociology: Robert E. Park and the realistic tradition -- The alienation of social control: the Chicago sociologists and the origins of urban planning -- Urbanism as a way of life: the paradox of professional planning.
Citation: Fairfield, John D. "The mysteries of the great city : the politics of urban design, 1877-1937." Columbus : Ohio State University Press, 1993.
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