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The Changing Face of Agribusiness

Robert Wuthnow

in Remaking the Heartland: Middle America since the 1950s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691146119
eISBN:
9781400836246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691146119.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the changing face of agribusiness in the Middle West. It explains how agribusiness transformed large sections of the Middle West during the last third of the twentieth century ... More


The Past Is a Present Country: Model Towns and Commercial Utopias

Elizabeth Outka

in Consuming Traditions: Modernity, Modernism, and the Commodified Authentic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195372694
eISBN:
9780199871704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372694.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter explores the revolutions in town planning and community design that were inspired by the creation of model factory towns at the turn of the century, as well as by the rapid development ... More


The Cotswolds in Jerusalem: Restoration and Empire*

Simon Goldhill

in From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, c.1800–1940

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265413
eISBN:
9780191760464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265413.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter investigates the city-planning of Jerusalem under the British Mandate in light of changes of thinking about the urban in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. In particular, ... More


Nature and Culture: Greening the City

Maiken Umbach

in German Cities and Bourgeois Modernism, 1890-1924

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557394
eISBN:
9780191721564
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557394.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the relationship between nature and culture in bourgeois modernism. Three examples are analysed in detail. The first, the German garden‐city movement, exemplified by Hellerau, ... More


The Garden City Idea

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter provides context for Clarence Samuel Stein's engagement with and translation of Ebenezer Howard's proposed Garden City and for his advocacy of these ideas in his projects, service, ... More


Introduction: Garden cities and colonial planning: transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Liora Bigon

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0009
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This introductory chapter presents the ways in which modern urban design has been aligned to power. By assessing the relationship between colonialism and modern planning through the varieties of ... More


The Origins of the New Town Movement

Rosemary Wakeman

in Practicing Utopia: An Intellectual History of the New Town Movement

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226346038
eISBN:
9780226346175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226346175.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Chapter One discusses the origins of the new town movement, the garden city tradition, and the impact of both the First and the Second World War on urban planning. It examines early British and ... More


A Thinkers’ Network and The City Housing Corporation

Kristin E. Larsen

in Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.003.0004
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter focuses on Clarence Samuel Stein's collaborative approach to community design with a specific focus on the formation and initiatives of the Regional Planning Association of America ... More


Urban development and the ‘garden city’: examples from late Ottoman-era Palestine and the late British Mandate

Yossi Katz and Liora Bigon

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0006
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The aim of this chapter is to trace the reception of Howard's widely disseminated ideas in early twentieth century Palestine and their influence on Ottoman era urban development (up to 1917), ... More


‘May be solved by the construction of garden cities’: German-Jewish literary proposals on garden cities in Eretz Israel

Ines Sonder

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyses the role of garden city literary visions, none of which were realised, within the Zionist discourse. It discusses the most important German-Jewish literary writing on garden ... More


Garden cities and suburbs in Palestine: the case of Tel Aviv

Miki Zaidman and Ruth Kark

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Zionist historiography, this chapter argues, has often referred to Ahuzat Bayit (the Jaffa neighbourhood from which Tel Aviv developed) as a unique phenomenon. Placing these ‘unique phenomenon’ ... More


From metropolitan to colonial planning: Dakar between garden city and cité-jardin

Liora Bigon

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on garden city expressions in French Dakar – a chief colonising pole in West Africa and a federal capital (1902-1960), which served as a model space. It expands on differences ... More


The Imaginative Turn to the City

Hillary Angelo

in How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226738994
eISBN:
9780226739182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226739182.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 1 documents the emergence of urbanized nature in the Ruhr through local elites’ changing response to a housing crisis precipitated by industrialization, with a focus on Krupp and the city of ... More


Building an Urban Future through Nature

Hillary Angelo

in How Green Became Good: Urbanized Nature and the Making of Cities and Citizens

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226738994
eISBN:
9780226739182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226739182.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Chapter 2 shows how urbanized nature was put to work, materially, through the construction of garden cities in the Ruhr, focusing on Krupp’s Margarethenhöhe in Essen. While the colonies provided ... More


Arrested Development: Utopian Desires, Designs and Deferrals in Man and Superman and John Bull’s Other Island

Susan Cannon Harris

in Irish Drama and the Other Revolutions: Playwrights, Sexual Politics, and the International Left, 1892-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474424462
eISBN:
9781474434546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424462.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter draws on queer theories of futurity and the history of British socialism to explore Shaw’s radical ambivalence about Irishness and about utopian desire – which were, for him, intimately ... More


Breaking up the jigsaw

Anne Power and John Houghton

in Jigsaw cities: Big places, small spaces

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861346599
eISBN:
9781447302636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861346599.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the role that housing and urban policy played in sucking out people in the interwar years, leaving decay and squalor behind. It notes that the reality of poverty, squalor, and ... More


Community Architect: The Life and Vision of Clarence S. Stein

Kristin E. Larsen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781501702464
eISBN:
9781501706141
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702464.001.0001
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This biography of Clarence Samuel Stein comprehensively examines his built and unbuilt projects and his intellectual legacy as a proponent of the “Garden City” for a modern age. This examination of ... More


Symbolic usage of the ‘garden city’ concept during the French Protectorate in Morocco: from the Howardian modelto garden housing estates†

Charlotte Jelidi

in Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines the conceptual symbolic usage made by different colonial agencies of the idea of the ‘garden city’ – or cité-jardin referring to its francophone variations – during the French ... More


The past

Garth Myers

in Urban Environments in Africa: A Critical Analysis of Environmental Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447322917
eISBN:
9781447322931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447322917.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Although there are some exceptions, most African urban historical studies have paid fairly limited attention to environmental dynamics. Most of the recent spate of environmental science research in ... More


Garden cities and colonial planning: Transnationality and urban ideas in Africa and Palestine

Liora Bigon and Yossi Katz (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090554
eISBN:
9781781707913
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090554.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The present collection is intended as a study of European planning ideas in the form of garden city concepts and practices in their broadest sense, and the ways these were transmitted, diffused and ... More


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