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Author Morrison, Tessa, 1954- author

Title Unbuilt utopian cities 1460 to 1900 : reconstructing their architecture and political philosophy / Tessa Morrison
Published Surrey : Ashgate, [2015]
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Contents Utopian cities of the Renaissance : from the ideal city for craft guilds to the mixed agrarian and trade society. Filarete -- Sforzina -- Albrecht Dürer -- Fortified utopia -- Tommaso Campanella -- The city of the sun -- Johann Valentin Andreae -- Christianopolis -- Utopian cities of the industrial revolution : from an agrarian society to cooperative and industrial cities. Joseph Michael Gandy -- An agricultural village -- Robert Owen -- Villages of unity and co-operation -- James Silk Buckingham -- Victoria -- Robert Pemberton -- Queen Victoria Town -- King Camp Gillette -- Metropolis -- Bradford Peck -- The world a department store
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed August 27, 2015)
Subject Architecture -- Political aspects.
Unbuilt architectural projects.
Visionary architecture.
Genre/Form Utopian fiction.
Form Electronic book
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