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Garden City movement

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The Oxford Companion to Local and Family History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
History, Local and Family History
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217 words
A new direction in town planning to create an environment that was midway between town and country. Industrial buildings were placed on the perimeter and the town was surrounded by a ... More
garden city

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Patrick Taylor

The Oxford Companion to the Garden

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2006
The social and intellectual origins of the garden city go back to the 18th and early 19th centuries when the Industrial Revolution in Europe prompted concern about the living conditions of ... More

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