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Author Home, Robert K.

Title Of planting and planning [electronic resource] : the making of British colonial cities / Robert Home.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description viii, 259 p. : ill., maps.
Series Planning, history and environment series
Planning, history, and the environment series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Glossary -- Year of independence and population of the main British colonies -- Introduction : the chief exporter of municipalities -- The "Grand modell" of colonial settlement -- "Planting is my trade" : the shapers of colonial urban landscapes -- Port cities of the British empire : "a global thalassocracy" -- The "warehousing" of the labouring classes -- "The inconvenience felt by Europeans" : racial segregation, its rise and fall -- "Miracle-worker to the people" : the idea of town planning, 1910-1935 -- "This novel legislation" : institutionalizing town planning, 1900-1950 -- "What kind of country do you want?" : the transition to independence -- Conclusions: the legacy of colonial town planning -- References -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject City planning -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- History.
Architecture, British -- Developing countries.
Vernacular architecture -- Developing countries.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780415540537 (hbk. alk. paper)
9780415540544 (pbk. alk. paper)
9780203384763 (electronic bk.)

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