New Towns and Communal Values. A Case Study of Columbia, Maryland (Praeger Special Studies in U.S. Economic, Social, and Political Issues Series) Ric
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR RICHARD OLIVER BROOKS!!! (See additional pictures). VERY RARE signed hardcover book. "New Towns and Communal Values. A Case Study of Columbia, Maryland" By Richard Oliver Brooks. From the Praeger Special Studies in U.S. Economic, Social, and Political Issues series, this is the First Edition, published by Praeger Publishers, New York, 1974. 4to, 24.2 cm x 16 cm x 2.5 cm, Green cloth-covered boards, Silver lettering on spine & front cover, no dust-jacket. 229 pages. Weight: 578 Grams. CONTENTS ARE LIKE NEW!!! Spine is clean & sturdy, slightly discoloured, scuffed alongside covers, bumped & scuffed either end, binding tight. Cover is clean, slightly rubbed & scuffed, edge wear. Corners are bumped & scuffed. First pastedown and endpaper slightly rippled. Author's dedication & signature & small ink scribble on first endpaper. Some pages (very few) have tiny edge bumps, and/or corner creases. Light age tanning throughout. VERY RARE SIGNED BOOK, EXCELLENT OVERALL CONDITION!!! A comprehensive study in town planning and community issues, illustrated with 2 monochrome maps. Contents: Preface. List of Tables. -Part I: Columbia and Created Communities. 1: Introduction. 2: Columbia: The Communitarian Venture. 3: The Selection of Development Episodes. -Part II: The Development Process. 4: The Eclipse of Communitarian Social Planning in Columbia. 5: New Town Zoning: Legal Power in the Service of Community Creation. 6: Antioch-Columbia: The Search for the True Community College. 7: Low- and Moderate-Income Housing. 8: The Village Associations. 9: Building Communities: The Attempt to Stimulate Community Through Neighbourhood and Village Facilities. 10: The Enemies of Love: The Competitors to Local Achievement of Communal Values. 11: The Difficult Fight: Problems Facing Strategies for Achieving Local Settlement Communities. 12: A New Approach to the Search for Communal Ideals. Appendix: The Method of Study. Bibliography. About the Author. IN STOCK in the UK!!! We post the same day, or if that's not possible, the very next working day. Seller's Ref: 351-B.