New PDF release: Patrick Geddes and Town Planning: A Critical View

By Noah Hysler-Rubin

ISBN-10: 0415578663

ISBN-13: 9780415578660

ISBN-10: 0415578671

ISBN-13: 9780415578677

Patrick Geddes is taken into account a forefather of the trendy city making plans circulate. This e-book reviews a few of the, or even opposing methods, within which Geddes has been interpreted as much as at the present time, delivering a brand new studying of his existence, writing and plans.

Geddes' scrutiny is gifted as a case examine for city making plans as a complete. Tying jointly for the 1st time key thoughts in cultural geography and colonial urbanism, the ebook proposes a extra energetic historiography, exposing hidden narratives and previous agendas nonetheless dominating the disciplinary discourse. Written by means of a cultural geographer and a city planner, this booklet bargains a rounded, full-length research of Geddes' imaginative and prescient and its fabric manifestation, functioning additionally as a miles wanted serious device to judge glossy city making plans as a tutorial and sensible discipline.  The publication additionally contains a lengthy past due version of his city theory. 

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