Sprawl: A Compact History

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CONTENTS
Introduction1
PART 1sprawl across the centuries
1Defining Sprawl17
2Early Sprawl21
3Sprawl in the Interwar Boom Years33
4Sprawl in the Postwar Boom Years42
5Sprawl since the 1970s51
6The Causes of Sprawl96
PART 2the diagnosis: three campaigns against sprawl
7Early Anti-sprawl Arguments115
8The First Anti-sprawl Campaign: Britain in the 1920s117
9The Second Anti-sprawl Campaign: The United States in the Postwar Years121
10The Third Anti-sprawl Campaign: Since the 1970s137
PART 3the prescription: remedies for sprawl
11Early Remedies: From Anti-blight to Anti-sprawl169
12Postwar Anti-sprawl Remedies173
13Anti-sprawl Remedies since the 1970s199
Some Conclusions220
Acknowledgments226
Notes231
Bibliographic Essay277
Index281

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