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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 117 new and published books in the subject of Planning History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Pedestrian and the City

    By Carmen Hass-Klau

    The Pedestrian and the City provides an overview and insight into the development, politics and policies on walking and pedestrians: it includes the evolution of pedestrian-friendly housing estates in the 19th century up to the present day. Key issues addressed include the struggle of...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Leisure and the Changing City 1870 - 1914 (Routledge Revivals)

    By Helen Meller

    By the late nineteenth century, the city had become the dominant social environment of Britain, with the majority of the population living in large cities, often with over 100, 000 inhabitants. The central concern of this book, first published in 1976, is to assess how successful the late...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Model Estate (Routledge Revivals)

    Planned Housing at Quarry Hill Leeds

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Quarry Hill Flats, once both the pride and shame of its city of Leeds, was an iconic Modernist symbol of the 1930s. It marked the first use of a prefabricated building system for a large-scale council estate, replacing a notorious slum. But it lasted barely a generation – its complete demolition...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Remaking Cities (Routledge Revivals)

    Contradictions of the Recent Urban Environment

    By Alison Ravetz

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    This book, published in 1980, is an iconoclastic account of one of the pillars of the welfare state, British town and country planning, between 1945 and 1975. Always a fine balance between central control and market forces, it was challenged by strains within and between the environmental...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    By Arturo Almandoz

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in the early twentieth century, when...

    Published October 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Dealing with Deindustrialization

    Adaptive Resilience in American Midwestern Regions

    By Margaret Cowell

    Series: Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

    The late 1970s and 1980s saw a process of mass factory closures in cities and regions across the Midwest of the United States. What happened next as leaders reacted to the news of each plant closure and to the broader deindustrialization trend that emerged during this time period is...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Twentieth-Century Suburbs

    A Morphological Approach

    By C.M.H Carr, J.W.R Whitehand

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    **This book was originally printed as a hardback in 2001. The paperback released in 2014 is a reprint of the original** Garden suburbs were the almost universal form of urban growth in the English-speaking world for most of the twentieth century. Their introduction was probably the most fundamental...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Urban Wisdom of Jane Jacobs

    Edited by Sonia Hirt, Diane Zahm

    Series: Planning, History and Environment Series

    Here for the first time is a thoroughly interdisciplinary and international examination of Jane Jacobs’s legacy. Divided into four parts: I. Jacobs, Urban Philosopher; II. Jacobs, Urban Economist; II. Jacobs, Urban Sociologist; and IV. Jacobs, Urban Designer, the book evaluates the impact of Jacobs...

    Published September 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Urban Transformations and the Architecture of Additions

    By Rodrigo Perez de Arce

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    Rodrigo Perez de Arce's essay Urban Transformations and Architectural Additions was published during the formative stages of Post Modernism, at the point where theory was becoming seriously established. Jencks' first essays formalising the term Post Modernism in architecture and the revised ...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Town Planning for Australia

    By George Taylor

    Series: Studies in International Planning History

    George Taylor's Town Planning for Australia was the first dedicated book on the subject of urban planning published in Australia. Journalistic and ideological in style, it sets out a robust vision for a specifically Australian approach to planning and development of towns in a young country.&...

    Published August 28th 2014 by Routledge