List of Figures ix Preface to the Fourth Edition xii Preface to the Third Edition xiii Preface to the First Edition xv 1 Cities of Imagination 1 Alternative Visions of the Good City, 1880?1987 2 The City of Dreadful Night 12 Reactions to the Nineteenth-Century Slum City: London, Paris, Berlin, New York, 1880?1900 3 The City of By-Pass Variegated 49 The Mass Transit Suburb: London, Paris, Berlin, New York, 1900?1940 4 The City in the Garden 90 The Garden-City Solution: London, Paris, Berlin, New York, 1900?1940 5 The City in the Region 149 The Birth of Regional Planning: Edinburgh, New York, London, 1900?1940 6 The City of Monuments 202 The City Beautiful Movement: Chicago, New Delhi, Berlin, Moscow, 1900?1945 7 The City of Towers 237 The Corbusian Radiant City: Paris, Chandigarh, Brasilia, London, St Louis, 1920?1970 8 The City of Sweat Equity 291 The Autonomous Community: Edinburgh, Indore, Lima, Berkeley, Macclesfield, 1890?1987 9 The City on the Highway 325 The Automobile Suburb: Long Island, Wisconsin, Los Angeles, Paris, 1930?1987 10 The City of Theory 385 Planning and the Academy: Philadelphia, Manchester, California, Paris, 1955?1987 11 The City of Enterprise 414 Planning Turned Upside Down: Baltimore, Hong Kong, London, 1975?2000 12 The City of the Tarnished Belle Epoque 443 Infocities and Informationless Ghettos: New York, London, Tokyo, 1990?2010 13 The City of the Permanent Underclass 485 The Enduring Slum: Chicago, St Louis, London, 1920?2011 Bibliography 529 Index 608
Peter Hall is Professor of Planning at the BartlettSchool of Planning at University College London. He is the authorof nearly 30 books in planning and related subjects, includingLondon 2000 (1963), The World Cities, third edition(1984), High Tech America (with Ann Markusen & AmyGlasmeier, 1986), Great Planning Disasters (1992), and Cities inCivilization (1999). He has been credited with the invention ofthe Enterprise Zone concept, which has been widely employed in theUSA and Europe. An advisor to governments and internationalagencies across the globe, Professor Hall is known throughout theworld for his contribution both to the theory and to the practiceof city and regional planning.
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