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Author Simon, E. D. (Ernest Darwin), 1879-1960.

Title Moscow in the making / Sir ED Simon, Lady Simon, W.A. Robson and J Jewkes
Published New York, NY : Routledge, Taylor & Francis, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (298 pages)
Series Studies in International Planning History
Studies in international planning history.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page ; Original Copyright Page; Preface; Glossary; Table of Contents; Illustrations; I.A General View of the City Government of Moscow; II. Industry and Finance; III. Education; IV. Housing; V. The Building Trade; VI. The Ten Year Plan; VII. The Ten Year Plan: Comments; VIII. The Mossoviet: Its Advantages for Town Planning; IX. The Mossoviet: Is It Democratic?; X. The Mossoviet: Is It Efficient? ; Appendices; Index
Summary This book, published in 1937, reported on a four week visit to Moscow in 1936 to study the making of Moscow as a showpiece Soviet capital. At its core was the 1935 General Plan for the Reconstruction of Moscow but the book was a study of planning in the Soviet rather than the Western sense. Thus it covered many aspects of the city's social and economic life including industry and finance, education and housing production as well as governance and town planning. Much first hand detail is included, based on the visit and the authors' meetings with Soviet officials and citizens that ill
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Subject City planning -- Russia (Federation) -- Moscow -- History -- 20th century
City planning.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Regional Planning.
Moscow (Russia) -- Description and travel.
Moscow (Russia) -- History -- 20th century
Russia (Federation) -- Moscow.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Jewkes, J.
Robson, W. A
Simon, Shena
ISBN 1317609832