The Ancestry of Regional Spatial Planning A Planner’s Look at History

This book is not a historical or archaeological treatise, but rather a study in which the author looks at the past, not as a historian, but as a planner who has the ambition to unravel the early manifestations of his discipline; a discipline which did not exist as such in remote periods, but the ing...

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Main Author: Wassenhoven, Louis C.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2019, 2019
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Towns and planned settlements
  • Ch. 7. Land: Empires and ancient world
  • Ch. 8. Land: Medieval period and Modern Era
  • Ch. 9. Government, territorial organization and decision structures
  • Ch. 10. Trade, industry and natural resources
  • Ch. 11. Transport, infrastructures and fortifications
  • Ch. 12. Parameters of analysis
  • Ch. 13. Planning “actors”, government and regions
  • Ch. 14. Planning process: Means and survey
  • Ch. 15. Population re-distribution and spatial re-structuring
  • Ch. 16. Towns and urban networks
  • Ch. 17. Land, natural