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The birth of city planning in the United States, 1840-1917 / Jon A. Peterson.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Peterson, Jon A.
Publication
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher Series
Creating the North American landscape
Contents
Introduction : urban planning in the American past -- Sanitary reform and landscape values, 1840-1890 -- Civic art, 1890-1900 -- The McMillan plan for Washington, D.C., 1900-1902 : the nation's first comprehensive city plan -- The origins of the city beautiful, 1897-1902 -- The birth of the city planning ideal, 1902-1903 -- The new planning ideal and the public interest, 1902-1904 -- The outburst of great civic schemes, 1902-1905 -- City beautiful planning : dreams and reality, 1905-1909 -- City beautiful planning as a transitional art, 1905-1909 -- The social progressive challenge, 1909 -- The birth of city planning, 1909-1910 -- City planning, 1911-1917 : elusive quest -- City planning, 1911-1917 : opportunistic interventionism -- Epilogue and conclusion : American urban planning as a fragmented art.
Date
c2003.
Description
xxi, 431 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-416) and index.
ISBN
0801872103 (perm. paper)
GUSN
146570
Call Number
Stacks HT167 P47 2003
Descriptive terms
Cities and towns History.
City planning History.
Social conditions 1865-1918.
Places
United States

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