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Statementprepared by Susan Johnson.
SeriesResearch bibliography -- no.15
ContributionsJohnson, Susan.
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The Transatlantic Collapse of Urban Renewal examines how postwar thinkers from both sides of the Atlantic considered urban landscapes radically changed by the political and physical realities of sprawl, urban decay, and urban renewal.

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Judt takes an enormous amount of information and condenses it down to a manageable narrative, not in the service of some overarching thesis, but simply to communicate the basic history of the period (namely, from World War Two until /5().

In his book 'Postwar' Tony Judt describes in sometimes excruciating detail, the economic, social and political changes as well as the reasons for the changes in all the countries of Europe.

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In The Spiv and the Architect, urban planning documents and drawings, Richard Hornsey’s new study of everything you wanted to know about public space and private sex in postwar London but never got the chance to ask is as clever as it is commendably well-researched.

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The Transatlantic Collapse of Urban Renewal examines how postwar thinkers from both sides of the Atlantic considered urban landscapes radically changed by the political and physical realities of sprawl, urban decay, and urban a sweep that encompasses New York, London, Berlin, Philadelphia, and Toronto, among others, Christopher Klemek traces changing.

As the machine transformed from a wartime weapon into an instrument of postwar planning, it helped realize a landscape-altering “culture of clearance.” In the hands of the military, planners, politicians, engineers, construction workers, and even children’s book authors, the bulldozer became an American icon.

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According to Christopher D. O'Sullivan, there is still much to consider regarding Franklin D. Roosevelt's foreign policy. Exploring the worldview of Sumner Welles, who became one of Roosevelt's chief foreign policy advisors until Welles's tragic and scandalous resignation in the fall ofO'Sullivan portrays an official coldly hostile to all European powers-allies and.

Through this pairing, the book charts new territory by re-examining the postwar history of queer London in relation to the discourse of urban planning. Hornsey’s account begins with Patrick Abercrombie’s and plans for London and the Council of Industrial Design’s “Britain Can Make It” exhibition.

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My reason for choosing is that it was the date our modern planning system was conceived, the result of the Town and Country Planning Act – part of a raft of postwar legislation to, among Author: David Rudlin.

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The photo that appears on the book’s cover aptly introduces one of Architects of Occupation’s main themes: Franklin D. Roosevelt looking away from the map to which Admiral William D. Leahy’s pointer directs his audience suggests the president’s tendency to “find analysis from outside official channels” rather than from the experts he appointed to do this job (29).

a programme of building farmworkers’ brick cottages is an expensive flop. The County of London Plan suggests in a lavish book how London might be replanned after the war, with lower densities, separation of housing and industry, more public space and new roads.

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Anxiety, Domesticity, and Postwar Architecture. Edited By Robin Schuldenfrei. Edition 1st Edition. This book brings together an international group of scholars from architecture, design, urban planning, and interior design to reappraise mid-twentieth century modern life, offering a timely reassessment of culture and the economic and Cited by: 2.

In Le Corbusier returned to the United States in conjunction with a French mission to study American architecture, public works, and planning. He traveled with Eugène Claudius-Petit, who would become minister of reconstruction in France.

Their principal objective was to visit the Tennessee Valley Authority, considered a model for postwar : Mardges Bacon. Buy Planning London for the Post-War Era (Springer Geography) by Marmaras, Emmanuel (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The writer has been greatly helped by the co-operation of many organizations and agencies in this country -- public and private, American and foreign -- which are concerned with postwar planning.

These agencies have kindly supplied their publications as well as unpublished material and have freely given information at their disposal. Sir Andrew Shonfield (10 August – 23 January ) was a British economist best known for writing Modern Capitalism (), a book that documented the rise of long-term planning in postwar Europe.

Shonfield's argument that planning allows public authority to control and direct private enterprise without taking ownership of it as the socialists proposed have made him one Born: 10 AugustTadworth, Surrey, England.

Corinna R. Unger, International Development: A Postwar History. London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. £ London: Bloomsbury Academic, pp. £ Over the last two decades, the history of international development has become a major topic of interest among international and global : Stephen Macekura.

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Particularly important today as more than one-half of the world’s population now residesFile Size: KB. Social history of the United Kingdom (–present), a broad overview of British society since Post-war consensus.

Premiership of Margaret Thatcher. Premiership of Tony Blair. Premiership of Gordon Brown. Premiership of David Cameron.

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Before the Second World War, Petersfield was a small Hampshire market town of around four thousand inhabitants. During the s, '60s and '70s, however, its population began to expand quite rapidly, and major architectural changes took place.

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Dr Dayna Barnes, a Lecturer in Modern History at City, University of London, launched her first book Architects of Occupation: American Experts and the Planning for Postwar Japan in a recent event held in City’s Northampton Suite.

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In Chapter 6 we saw how, in the s, a ‘second wave’ of criticisms of postwar planning theory emerged, directed this time mainly against the rational process view of planning, or ‘procedural planning theory’.

There were two main criticisms in this second wave, and one of these was covered in Chapter 6, namely, the criticism that procedural planning theory was ‘contentless’ or. First, the ACPFR was an early marker of the Administration's later post-war planning, notably the Advisory Committee on Postwar Foreign Policy.

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The most transformative conflict in history, World War II impacted the entire globe and set the stage for the Cold War. As the war raged, the leaders of the Allies met several times to direct the course of the fighting and to begin planning for the postwar world.

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