Patrick Geddes social evolutionist and city planner by Helen Elizabeth Meller

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  • Geddes, Patrick, Sir, 1854-1932.,
  • City planners -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Sociologists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • Human geography -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Sociology, Urban -- Great Britain -- History.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 334-349) and index.

Book details

StatementHelen Meller.
SeriesRoutledge geography, environment, and planning series
LC ClassificationsHT169.G7 M45 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 359 p. :
Number of Pages359
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2191613M
ISBN 100415009383
LC Control Number89010342

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One of his achievements was the establishment and operation for twenty years of Castlehill Urban. Murdo Macdonald is Professor of History of Scottish Art at the University of Dundee and a former Trustee of the Sir Patrick Geddes Memorial Trust.

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