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(ADAMS, Thomas). Rediscovering Thomas Adams : Rural Planning and Development in Canada. Edited by Wayne J. Caldwell. Vancouver, Toronto : UBC Press, (2011). Pp. (8),ix-xxiv,-400, including plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, photo-illustrated card covers with brown spine, black, cream adn white lettering to front cover, white and cream lettering to spine. A reprinting, with commentaries, of Adams's classic 1917 work "Rural Planning and Development: A Study of Rural Conditions and Problems in Canada". "Suburbanization, affordable housing, mass transportation, loss of fertile lands -- these are modern problems, yet they are not new. Thomas Adams grappled with these same isues nearly a century ago, when he wrote 'Rural Planning andDevelopment', a book that quickly became a touchstone for planners and pla nning in Canada. Reprinted for the first time and updated with commentariesby leading Canadian planners, this book highlighs Adams' influence on the planning profession and the continued relevance of his comprehensive visionfor planning -- to move beyond the demands of the moment to embrace long-t erm strategies for building stronger rural communities." - from rear. Includes commentaries by Jeanne M. Wolfe, Michael Troughton, Hok-Lin Leung, Ian Wight, Len Gertler, Tony Fuller, Jill L. Grant, John Devlin, Gary Davidson,and Wayne J. Caldwell. Very good. 30.00
Title: Rediscovering Thomas Adams : Rural Planning and Development in Canada. Paperback Edition.
Publisher: UBC Press, Vancouver, Toronto, 2011, ISBN:9780774819244:
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