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Dispersed City of the Plains

Dispersed City of the Plains

by Joan StoneWilliam Carswell Harris Stone and others
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Publication Date: 01/04/2021
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An examination of town building in the Great Plains. Form and consequences of inhabitation of the plains landscape are explored, from the rural roads and farms to industrial parks. Main Street, once a humble commercial lane, now extends to an international airport. Here, Stone argues, the formation of towns has been based largely on the play of economic forces, without sentiment or prior attachment to place. In envisioning humane and rational improvements, he suggests that the older notions of sentiment be left behind in order to come to terms with the unfolding realities of the dispersed city.
ISBN:
9780853459927
9780853459927
Category:
City & town planning - architectural aspects
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
01-04-2021
Language:
English
Publisher:
Monthly Review Press,U.S.
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
192
Dimensions (mm):
230x208x20mm
Weight:
0.59kg

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