Home, Robert K.

Of planting and planning : the making of british colonial cities / Robert Home. - Second Edition. - Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2013. - viii, 260 pages ; 26 cm. - Planning history and environment series .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Preface to the first edition -- Preface to the second edition -- Glossary -- Year of independence and population of the main British colonies -- Introduction : the chief exporter of municipalities -- The "Grand modell" of colonial settlement -- "Planting is my trade" : the shapers of colonial urban landscapes -- Port cities of the British empire : "a global thalassocracy" -- The "warehousing" of the labouring classes -- "The inconvenience felt by Europeans" : racial segregation, its rise and fall -- "Miracle-worker to the people" : the idea of town planning, 1910-1935 -- "This novel legislation" : institutionalizing town planning, 1900-1950 -- "What kind of country do you want?" : the transition to independence -- Conclusions: the legacy of colonial town planning -- References -- Index.



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City planning--Colonies--History.--Great Britain
Architecture, British--Developing countries.
Vernacular architecture--Developing countries.


Great Britain--Colonies--Administration.

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