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Culture, urbanism and planning

Author: F J Monclús; Manuel Guàrdia i Bassols
Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006.
Series: Heritage, culture, and identity.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This text is divided into three parts: 'Historical and Cultural Perspectives', 'Images and Heritages' and 'Cultural Urbanism and Planning Strategies'.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Culture, urbanism and planning.
Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: F J Monclús; Manuel Guàrdia i Bassols
ISBN: 0754646238 9780754646235
OCLC Number: 64592138
Description: xix, 293 pages : illustrations, plans ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / F. Javier Monclús and Manuel Guàrdia --
History builds the town : on the uses of history in twentieth-century city planning / Michael Hebbert and Wolfgang Sonne --
The cultural dimension of urban planning strategies : an historical perspective / Robert Freestone and Chris Gibson --
Speak, culture! : culture in planning's past, present, and future / Greg Young --
Capital cities and culture : evolution of twentieth-century capital city planning / David L.A. Gordon --
The power of anticipation : itinerant images of metropolitan futures : Buenos Aires, 1900-1920 / Margarita Gutman --
Words and history : controversies on urban heritage in Italy / Giorgio Piccinato --
Urban destruction or preservation? : conservation movement and planning in twentieth-century Scandinavian capitals / Laura Kolbe --
Planning the historic city : 1960s plans for Bath and York / John Pendelbury --
Multiple exposures or new cultural values? : European historical centres and recent immigration fluxes / Alessandro Scarnato --
New urbanism and planning history : back to the future / Christopher Silver --
Branding the city of culture : the death of city planning? / Graeme Evans --
International exhibitions and planning : hosting large-scale events as place promotion and as catalysts of urban regeneration / F. Javier Monclús --
Contemporary urban spectacularisation / Lilian Vaz and Paula Berenstein Jacques --
Culture, tradition and modernity in the Latin American city : some recent experiences / Roberto Segre --
'Cities are fun!' : inventing and spreading the Baltimore model of cultural urbanism / Stephen V. Ward.
Series Title: Heritage, culture, and identity.
Responsibility: edited by Javier Monclús and Manuel Guàrdia.


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