Urban Utopias in the Twentieth Century: Ebenezer Howard, Frank Lloyd Wright, and le Corbusier

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URBAN UTOPIAS
IN
THE TWENTIETH
CENTURY

Ebenezer Howard,
Frank Lloyd Wright,
and Le Corbusier

ROBERT FISHMAN

BASIC BOOKS, INC., P U B L I S H E R S

NEW YORK

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction 3
  • I - Ebenezer Howard *
  • 1 - The Ideal City Made Practicable 23
  • 2 - Inventing the Garden City 27
  • 3 - Design for Cooperation 40
  • 4 - The Peaceful Path 52
  • 5 - Building the Garden City 64
  • 6 - Elder Statesman 76
  • 7 - Beyond the Grave 82
  • 8 - Summation 87
  • II - Frank Lloyd Wright *
  • 9 - Truth against the World 91
  • 10 - An American Boyhood 97
  • 11 - Chicago and Oak Park 102
  • 12 - In the Wilderness 115
  • 13 - Broadacre City 122
  • 14 - Community and Culture 135
  • 15 - Prophetic Leadership 142
  • 16 - The Living City 152
  • 17 - Summation 156
  • III - Le Corbusier *
  • 18 - Contrasts 163
  • 19 - Self-Creation 165
  • 20 - Architecture or Revolution 182
  • 21 - The Contemporary City 188
  • 22 - Plan Voisin 205
  • 23 - The Ghost of Colbert 213
  • 24 - The Radiant City 226
  • 25 - Quest for Authority 235
  • 26 - Vichy 243
  • 27 - Triumph and Disillusionment 253
  • 28 - Summation 258
  • Conclusion 265
  • Notes 279
  • Bibliography 306
  • Index 325
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