Clark, Peter.

The European City and Green Space : London, Stockholm, Helsinki and St Petersburg, 1850-2000 - Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016. - 1 online resource (379 p.) - eBooks on Demand Historical Urban Studies Series . - Historical Urban Studies Series .

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- General Editors' Preface -- Plates -- Figures -- Tables -- Notes on Contributors -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- 1 Introduction -- 2 London and green space, 1850-2000: an introduction -- 3 The social construction of green space in London prior to the Second World War -- 4 Politics, ideology and the issue of open space in London, 1939-2000 -- 5 Stockholm and green space, 1850-2000: an introduction -- 6 Stockholm's urban parks: meeting places and social contexts from 1860 to 1930 -- 7 The social park: Stockholm, 1900-1939 8 The Stockholm Style: a model for the building of the city in parks, 1930s-1960s -- 9 The formation of National Urban Parks: a Nordic contribution to sustainable development? -- 10 Helsinki and green space, 1850-2000: an introduction -- 11 The role of nature in the city: green space in Helsinki, 1917-60 -- 12 Politicians, professionals and 'publics': conflicts over green space in Helsinki, c. 1950-2000 -- 13 The seasonality of green space: the case of Uutela, Helsinki, c. 2000 -- 14 St Petersburg and green space, 1850-2000: an introduction -- 15 St Petersburg's parks and gardens, 1850-1917 16 Red parks: green space in Leningrad, 1917-1990 -- Index

9781351890366 193.69 (3U),154.95 (1U)


Open spaces--Europe--History.


Electronic books.

HT131.E976 2016

307.1/216/094