F.M.L. Thompson, 31 August 1989
Show More Clichés of Urban Doom, and Other Essays by Ruth Glass.
Blackwell, 266 pp., £25, November 1988, 0 631 12806 9Show More
Cities of Tomorrow: An Intellectual History of Urban Planning and Design in the 20th Century by Peter Hall.
Blackwell, 473 pp., £25, November 1988, 0 631 13444 1Show More
London 2001 by Peter Hall.
Unwin Hyman, 226 pp., £17.95, January 1989, 9780044451617Show More
The Big Smoke: A History of Air Pollution in London since Medieval Times by Peter Brimblecombe.
Routledge, 185 pp., £12.95, March 1989, 0 415 03001 3Show More
New York Unbound: The City and the Politics of the Future edited by Peter Salins.
Blackwell, 223 pp., £35, December 1988, 1 55786 008 4Show More
The Idea of a Town: The Anthropology of Urban Forms in Rome, Italy and the Ancient World by Joseph Rykwert.
MIT, 241 pp., $15, September 1988, 0 262 68056 4Show More
“... zombies of the welfare state’, and its knack of dividing and neutralising the opposition. Peter Hall is part of the opposition that has been neutralised. His kind of planning was, of course, never the same as Ruth Glass’s in the first place. Cities of Tomorrow is chiefly an account of what planners have thought and have done, since the late ...”