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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1993)

Document title

The greening of the squares of London : transformation of urban landscapes and ideals

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

LAWRENCE H. W. ;

Abstract

The residential squares of London developed in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries into a unique urban landscape. This study takes the viewpoint of cultural geography to look at the gardens in the squares as symbolic statements expressing social values. The open places of the squares were changed from open plazas to enclosed private parks based on the social values of the aristocracy. The represented some of the first expressions of the desire for class segregation

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Annals of the Association of American Geographers / ISSN 0004-5608 / CODEN AAAGAK

Editor : Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC - ETATS-UNIS (1911)

Millesime : 1993, vol. 83, no1 [pp. 90-118]

Bibliographic references : 84 réf.

Collation : Illustration ;

Language

Anglais

INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 5096

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