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Author French, R. A.

Title Plans, pragmatism and people : the legacy of Soviet planning for today's cities / R. Antony French.

Published London : UCL Press ; Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, c1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archit  307.760947 FREN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 225 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Pitt series in Russian and East European studies ; no. 26
Series in Russian and East European studies ; no. 26.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-233) and index.
Contents Introduction: the search for a Soviet city -- 1. The legacy of the pre-Soviet past -- 2. "The City of Socialist Man" -- 3. The realities of the Stalin period -- 4. Khrushchev to Gorbachev: the third phase of urban development -- 5. Problems of the Soviet city's legacy -- 6. The changing social geography of the city -- 7. The onset of the tyranny of the car -- 8. Incorporating the past in the present -- 9. The consequences of Soviet urban planning - an evaluation.
Subject Cities and towns -- Soviet Union -- History.
City planning -- Soviet Union -- History.
ISBN 0822961067 (pbk.)
0822911841 (cloth)