City and Country in America

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City and Country in America

Edited by David R. Weimer

Rutgers University

New York APPLETON-CENTURY-CROFTS Division of Meredith Publishing Company

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface vii
  • Contents xiii
  • I - Early Ambiguities 1
  • II - An Unambiguous VIsion: the Plan of Washington, D.C. 11
  • III - Into Nature: Imaginative Energy 28
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson 37
  • Henry David Thoreau 46
  • Henry George 59
  • Frederick Jackson Turner 70
  • IV - Into the City: Imaginative Control 77
  • Daniel H. Burnham and Edward H. Bennett 86
  • V - Europe to America: Ameliorative Revolutions 104
  • Ebenezer Howard 117
  • Petr Aleksi + e + ͡evich Kropotkin 137
  • Patrick Geddes 156
  • Andrew Jackson Downing 163
  • Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux 174
  • Frederick Law Olmsted 181
  • Benton Mackaye 188
  • Clarence Arthur Perry 197
  • Clarence S. Stein 209
  • Lewis Mumford 219
  • Paul and Percival Goodman 233
  • VI - From Europe: Bold Conservatism 249
  • Le Corbusier 258
  • VII - The New Centrifuge 279
  • Twelve Southerners 290
  • Andrew Nelson Lytle 293
  • Frank Lloyd Wright 304
  • Baker Brownell 323
  • Louis Bromfield 339
  • VIII - The New Centripety 349
  • Henry Hope Reed, Jr. 377
  • Victor Gruen 383
  • Guides to Study 393
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