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The politics of park design : a history of urban parks in America / Galen Cranz.

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [1982] .
ISBN 0262030861, 9780262030861

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Other Title Urban parks in America
Subjects Espaces verts -- Aspect politique.
Espaces verts -- Dessins et plans.
Parcs -- Construction -- Aspect politique -- États-Unis.
Parcs -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Urban parks -- Design and construction -- Political aspects -- United States.
Urban parks -- United States -- History.
Urbanisme -- États-Unis.
Description xiii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-339) and index.
Also issued online.
Contents I: Historical overview of park usage -- The pleasure ground: 1850-1900 -- The reform park: 1900-1930 -- The recreation facility: 1930-1965 -- The open-space system: 1965 and after -- II: The politics of park design -- The powers that be -- Users: class and classification -- Benefits and use -- The role of parks in the city.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8476599
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WorldCat Identities Cranz, Galen.
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