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Author Kargon, Robert H. (Robert Hugh)
Title Invented Edens : techno-cities of the twentieth century / Robert H. Kargon and Arthur P. Molella.
Imprint Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, [2008]

Series Lemelson Center studies in invention and innovation
Lemelson Center studies in invention and innovation.
Subject Cities and towns -- Effect of technological innovations on.
Information technology -- Social aspects.
Telecommunication -- Social aspects.
Social history -- 20th century.
Alt Name Molella, Arthur P., 1944-
Description 1 online resource (viii, 190 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-186) and index.
Contents Introduction: The arc of utopias -- Neotechnics in the garden : the marriage of country and town -- Planning for national regeneration : techno-cities in the interwar years -- Techno-città : technology and urban design in fascist Italy -- The techno-city goes to war : America in World War II and after -- Utopia revived : from industrial modernism to community -- The city of disciplines : utopia denied, utopia restored -- Techno-nostalgia and the new urbanism -- Conclusion: The fate of the industrial Eden.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780262276733 (electronic bk.)
0262276739 (electronic bk.)
9781435662872 (electronic bk.)
1435662873 (electronic bk.)
9780262293938 (electronic bk.)
0262293935 (electronic bk.)
9780262113205 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 245529387
Additional Format Print version: Kargon, Robert Hugh. Invented Edens. Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2008 9780262113205 0262113201 (DLC) 2007045982 (OCoLC)182056654