Of Planting and Planning: The making of British colonial cities (Planning, History and Environment Series)

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The transfer by the British of colonial town planning to the colonies, and the influence such shifts have had on world urbanization, are examined in this thoughtful study. Regulatory tools for planning controls and other management approaches are examined in the light of rapid urban growth in many developing countries.

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'This is an interesting and stimulating book, one that is meticulous and detailed. It will interest a wide section of people, particularly town planners, architects, engineers, urban historians, geographers, sociologists, journalists and those involved in municipal government and global urbanisation.' - Chartered Surveyor Monthly

'Robert Home has written a very insightful historical book...simple and enjoyable to read.' - Urban Studies

...eminently readable volume...Drawing on new works, as well as substantial original documentation, the author has given us a comprehensive view...a relevant and critical examination...Urban historians, planners and other scholars...will benefit from the insights so clearly articulated in this valuable book. It deserves to be read by a wide audience. - Town Planning Review

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