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Patrick Geddes and Town Planning

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en Limba Engleză Hardback – 12 Jan 2011
PatrickGeddesisconsideredaforefatherofthemodernurbanplanningmovement.Thisbookstudiesthevarious,andevenopposingways,inwhichGeddeshasbeeninterpreteduptothisday,providinganewreadingofhislife,writingandplans.
Geddes'scrutinyispresentedasacasestudyforTownPlanningasawhole.Tyingtogetherforthefirsttimekeyconceptsinculturalgeographyandcolonialurbanism,thebookproposesamorevigoroushistoriography,exposinghiddennarrativesandpastagendasstilldominatingthedisciplinarydiscourse.Writtenbyaculturalgeographerandatownplanner,thisbookoffersarounded,full-lengthanalysisofGeddes'visionanditsmaterialmanifestation,functioningalsoasamuchneededcriticaltooltoevaluateModernTownPlanningasanacademicandpracticaldiscipline. Thebookalsoincludesalongoverduemodelofhisurbantheory. 
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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780415578660
ISBN-10: 0415578663
Pagini: 224
Ilustrații: 14 halftones and 6 line drawings
Dimensiuni: 156 x 234 mm
Greutate: 0.51 kg
Editura: Routledge

Cuprins

Introduction:InterpretingPatrickGeddes,aContemporaneousTaskPart1:ThePlanningHistoriographyofPatrickGeddes1.TheTownPlannerasaMiracleWorker,1854-19322.1940s-1960s:Geddes'roleinReconstruction3.TheHumanistperspective:thereturnofGeddes,1970sonwards4.TheAppreciationofPatrickGeddesasaPlannerToday5.Discussion:Geddes'HistoriographyasaReflectionoftheHistoryofTownPlanningPart2:GeddesandGeography6.Geddes'UrbanConceptualFramework7.GeographyandEducation:ThePlanningTools8.Geddes'PlanningTheory,CriticalEvaluationsPart3:PlanningintheColonies9.TheCitiesandTownPlanningExhibition:SuccessandFailure10.SurveysandSurgeries:NarrativesofOldandNew11.TheRegionalAnalysis:RehabilitatingtheMediterraneanBasin12.TheGardenintheCity:CivicRevivalinIndoreandTel-Aviv13.CivicCentersandCulturalInstitutes:EnhancingLocalTraditions?14.CloistersBetweenEastandWest:IncipientuniversitiesinIndoreandinJerusalemPart4:PostcolonialScrutiny15.PatrickGeddesandColonialTownPlanning16.GeddesattheIntersectionofGeography,PosctolonialismandPlanning17.TheColonialPlanningGambit:IntheServiceofImperialSocieties?Conclusion:TheHistoriographyofTownPlanning,aPostcolonialReadingAppendixNotesBibliographyIndex

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NoahHyslerRubinisqualifiedasatownplannerandholdsaPhDinGeography.SheisaresearchfellowattheInstituteofContemporaryJewryattheHebrewUniversityandteacheshistoryandtheoryoftownplanningattheHebrewUniversityofJerusalemandattheBezalelAcademyofArtandDesign,Jerusalem.