Planning the City Upon a Hill: Boston Since 1630

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University of Massachusetts Press, 1992 - Political Science - 314 pages
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"Kennedy balances a wealth of pertinent detail, comparisons with the history of other cities, and carefully chosen maps and aerial views to create a scholarly and well-written tome that will serve as a standard in the history of American urban planning". -- Library Journal

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Kennedy (history, Boston Coll.) presents a plausible and detailed study depicting Boston as a carefully planned city. Weaving together economic, political, social, cultural, architectural, and urban ... Read full review


A City upon a Hill 11
The Growth of a Metropolis 43
Building Downtown and around Town

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Lawrence W. Kennedy is Professor of History at the University of Scranton and author of "Planning the City upon a Hill: Boston since 1630".

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