Patrick Geddes: Social Evolutionist and City Planner / Edition 1

Patrick Geddes: Social Evolutionist and City Planner / Edition 1

by Helen Meller
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415103932

ISBN-13: 9780415103930

Pub. Date: 06/02/1994

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

One of the great social thinkers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Sir Patrick Geddes (1854-1932) enjoyed a career of astonishing diversity. This new analysis of his life and work reviews his ideas and philosophy of planning, providing a scholarly yet accessible account for those interested in the history of planning, urban design, social theory

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Overview

One of the great social thinkers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Sir Patrick Geddes (1854-1932) enjoyed a career of astonishing diversity. This new analysis of his life and work reviews his ideas and philosophy of planning, providing a scholarly yet accessible account for those interested in the history of planning, urban design, social theory and nineteenth century British history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415103930
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/02/1994
Series:
Geography, Environment, and Planning Series
Edition description:
Pbk. ed
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.79(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Formative Years: A Biologist's Viewpoint 3. Practical Experiments in Social Evolution 4. Museums, Actual and Possible 5. Maverick in the Social Sciences 6. The Sociologists of the Town Planning Movement 7. The Challenge of India and Palestine 8. Social Reconstruction in India and Palestine 9. Regional Survey in the International Context: The Legacy of Geddes

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