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The politics of park design

a history of urban parks in America

by Galen Cranz

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Urban parks -- United States -- History,
    • Urban parks -- Design and construction -- Political aspects -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesUrban parks in America.
      StatementGalen Cranz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB482.A4 C73 1982
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 347 p. :
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3489226M
      ISBN 100262030861
      LC Control Number82008929

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