The New Urban Landscape: The Redefinition of City Form in Nineteenth-Century America / Edition 1

The New Urban Landscape: The Redefinition of City Form in Nineteenth-Century America / Edition 1

by David Schuyler
ISBN-10:
0801837480
ISBN-13:
9780801837487
Pub. Date:
08/01/1988
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press

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The New Urban Landscape: The Redefinition of City Form in Nineteenth-Century America / Edition 1

In "one of the best books available on the changing physical form of the nineteenth-century city in America (Arnold R. Alanen, University of Wisconsin, Madison), Schuyler analyzes efforts by the civic leaders of that time to define a new urban culture by creating open recreational and residential areas for growing cities.

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ISBN-13: 9780801837487
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date: 08/01/1988
Series: New Studies in American Intellectual and Cultural History Series
Edition description: REPRINT
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.61(d)

About the Author

David Schuyler is a professor of American studies at Franklin and Marshall College. He is the author of The New Urban Landscape: The Redefinition of City Form in Nineteenth-Century America and coeditor of three volumes of the Frederick Law Olmsted Papers, the most recent of which is The Years of Olmsted, Vaux & Company, 1865-1874, all available from Johns Hopkins.

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