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Description - The City Beautiful Movement by William H. Wilson

Critics of the turn-of-the-century's City Beautiful Movement denounced its projects-broad, tree-lined boulevards and monumental but low-lying civic buildings-as grandiose and unnecessary. In this masterful analysis, William H. Wilson sees the movement as its founders did: as an exercise in participatory politics aimed at changing the way citizens thought about cities.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801849787
ISBN-10: 0801849780
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 191mm x 19mm)
Pages: 380
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - William H. Wilson

William H. Wilson is professor of history at the University of North Texas. His books include Coming of Age: Urban American, 1915-1945.

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