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The New Exploration: A Philosophy of Regional Planning (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)

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A classic in many planning curricula, this is a 1991 reprint of the 1928 work by the originator of the Appalachian Trail and a founder of The Wilderness Society. The New Yorker in a 1989 series by Tony Hiss-analyzing attempts to control growth and preserve the environment-called it a long-lost classic. This edition includes the 1962 introduction by legendary social critic Lewis Mumford, a close MacKaye associate, and a foreword by planner David N. Startzell, executive director of the Appalachian Trail Conference since 1986.

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Reprint of a 1928 work by the originator of the Appalachian Trail and later a founder of The Wilderness Society--features ad a "long-lost classic" by the "New Yorkerin 1989 in a series on controlling growth and preserving the environment. Reissued, with the 1962 introduction by social critic Lewis Mumford and a new foreword by David N. Startzell, executive director of the Appalachian Trail conference since 1986.

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Sometimes people forget that changing a region will cause impact to the others. So, we need a comprehensive approach to anticipate some problems resulted on the changing. this book will give us an understanding the interrelationship in a regional system, and also the system in the region itself. this will help us to recognize the impact of regional to the other region.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780917953439
Foreword:
Startzell, David N.
Introduction:
Mumford, Lewis
Foreword:
Startzell, David N.
Author:
Mackaye, Benton
Author:
Mumford, Lewis
Publisher:
Appalachian Trail Conference
Subject:
General
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
City and state planning and urban development
Subject:
Regional Planning
Subject:
Sociology - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Series:
Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail
Publication Date:
20100131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
284
Dimensions:
8.00x5.57x.55 in. .69 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Reprint of a 1928 work by the originator of the Appalachian Trail and later a founder of The Wilderness Society--features ad a "long-lost classic" by the "New Yorkerin 1989 in a series on controlling growth and preserving the environment. Reissued, with the 1962 introduction by social critic Lewis Mumford and a new foreword by David N. Startzell, executive director of the Appalachian Trail conference since 1986.
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