For the city as a whole: planning, politics, and the public interest in Dallas, Texas, 1900-1965
Subjects (LCSH):City planning -- Texas -- Dallas -- History -- 20th century
Public interest -- Texas -- Dallas -- History -- 20th century
Dallas (Tex.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century
Dallas (Tex.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:Urban life and urban landscape series
(print) xiii, 318 p.
List of maps -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction. p.1 -- I. The first city-as-a-whole strategy: Dallas at the turn of the century -- 1. Managing the city. p.15 -- II. Dallas during the second city-as-a-whole era -- 2. Rethinking planning and governing in the 1920s. p.43 -- 3. The CCA in control: the Edy years, 1931-1935. p.73 -- 4. The defeat of the CCA and the victory of council-manager government. p.89 -- 5. Dallas business leadership, planning, and World War II. p.110 -- 6. Responding to urban problems: limitations of the city-as-a-whole strategy. p.147 -- 7. Politics, leadership, and the public interest in an era of rapid growth, 1945-1955. p.171 -- III. The new provincialism: from city as system to city as setting -- 8. The decline of the city-as-a-whole strategy. p.213 -- Epilogue. p.245 -- App. Charter members of the Dallas Citizens Council, 1937. p.251 -- Notes. p.255 -- Bibliographic essay. p.297 -- Index. p.301
Other Identifiers:OCLC #39354312 (print)
LCCN 98029789 (print)
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