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This collection covers a spectrum of topics related to nature in the city, including the design of sports grounds, problems with plant species, racial conflicts in urban parks, and countercultural ecotopias.

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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. p. vii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-13
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  1. Part I
  2. p. 15
  1. Integrating City and Nature: Urban Planning Debates in Sofia, Bulgaria
  2. pp. 17-36
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  1. Green and Modern: Planning Mexico City, 1900– 1940
  2. pp. 37-54
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  1. Part II
  2. p. 55
  1. Mediterranean Reflections: Reconstructing Nature in Modern Barcelona
  2. pp. 57-74
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  1. German Ideologies of City and Nature: The Creation and Reception of Schiller Park in Berlin
  2. pp. 75-94
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  1. Race, Recreation, and the Conflict between Public and Private Nature in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles
  2. pp. 95-111
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  1. Part III
  2. p. 113
  1. Nature, Sport, and the European City: London and Helsinki, 1880– 2005
  2. pp. 115-132
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  1. From the “Functional City” to the “Heart of the City”: Green Space and Public Space in the CIAM Debates of 1942– 1952
  2. pp. 133-156
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  1. Part IV
  2. p. 157
  1. Property Rights, Popular Ecology,and Problems with Wild Plantsin Twentieth- Century American Cities
  2. pp. 159-180
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  1. Building an “Urban Homestead”: Survival, Self- Suffi ciency, and Nature in Seattle, 1970– 1980
  2. pp. 181-203
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  1. The Making of an Urban Ecology: Biological Expertise and Wildlife Preservation in West Berlin
  2. pp. 204-227
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 229-232
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 233-246
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813931388
Related ISBN
9780813931142
MARC Record
OCLC
759159916
Pages
256
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-11
Language
English
Open Access
No
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