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New urbanism and American planning : the conflict of cultures / Emily Talen.

Author/creator Talen, Emily, 1958-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew York : Routledge, 2005.
Descriptionx, 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Series Planning, history, and the environment series
Planning, history, and the environment series. ^A511672
Contents Introduction -- Framework -- Principles -- Incrementalism -- Urban plan-making -- Planned communities -- Regionalism -- Successes and failures -- Conclusion.
Abstract "Presents the history of American planners' quest for good cities and shows how New Urbanism is a culmination of ideas that have been evolving since the nineteenth century. Identifies four approaches to city-making: incrementalism, plan-making, planned communities, and regionalism. Shows how these cultures connect, overlap, and conflict"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 291-308) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2005009165
ISBN0415701325 (hbk : alk. paper)
ISBN9780415701327 (hbk : alk. paper)
ISBN0415701333 (pbk : alk. paper)
ISBN9780415701334 (pbk : alk. paper)

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