Anglo-American Crossroads

Anglo-American Crossroads

Urban Research and Planning in Britain, 1940-2010

eBook - 2013
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"The postwar British city was been shaped by many international forces during the last century, but American influences on British urban research and urban planning have been particularly significant. Beginning with debates about reconstruction during the Second World War, Anglo-American Crossroads explores how Americanisation influenced key approaches to town planning, from reconstruction after 1945 to the New Urbanism of the 1990s. Clapson pays particular attention to the relationship between urban sociological research and planning issues since the 1950s. He also addresses the ways in which American developers and planners of new communities looked to the British new towns and garden city movement for inspiration."--
Publisher: London ; New York : Bloomsbury, 2013
ISBN: 9781441144775
1441144773
9781441141491
1441141499
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 204 pages)

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