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Title Planning twentieth century capital cities / edited by David L.A. Gordon.
Published New York : Routledge ; London : Taylor & Francis [distributor], 2010.
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Description xvi, 302 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series Planning, history, and the environment series.
Note Originally published: 2006.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-293) and indexes.
Contents Capital cities in the twentieth century / David L.A. Gordon -- Seven types of capital city / Peter Hall -- The urban design of twentieth-century capitals / Lawrence J. Vale -- Paris : from the legacy of Haussmann to the pursuit of cultural supremacy / Paul White -- Moscow and St. Petersburg : a tale of two capitals / Michael H. Lang -- Helsinki : from provincial to national centre / Laura Kolbe -- London : the contradictory capital / Dennis Hardy -- Tokyo : forged by market forces and not the power of planning / Shun-ichi J. Watanabe -- Washington : the DC's history of unresolved planning conflicts / Isabelle Gournay -- Canberra : where landscape is pre-eminent / Christopher Vernon -- Ottawa-Hull : lumber town to national capital / David L.A. Gordon -- Brasilia : a capital in the hinterland / Geraldo Nogueira Batista, Sylvia Ficher, Francisco Leitão and Dionísio Alves de França -- New Delhi : imperial capital to capital of the world's largest democracy / Souro D. Joardar -- Berlin : capital under changing political regimes / Wolfgang Sonne -- Rome : where great events,not regular planning, bring development / Giorgio Piccinatao -- Chandigarh : India's modernist experiment / Nihal Perera -- Bruseels : capital of Belgium and "capital of Europe" / Carola Hein -- New York City : super-capital--not by government alone / Eugenie L. Birch -- What is the future of capital cities?/ Peter Hall.
Subject Capitals (Cities) -- Case studies.
City planning -- Case studies.
City planning -- Cross-cultural studies.
Related Names Gordon, David L. A.
Alternate Title Planning 20th century capital cities
ISBN 9780415557344 (pbk.)
0415557348 (pbk.)
0203481569
9780203481561
9780203481561 (pbk.)
OCLC number 423588101