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Planning in rural and small town communities

Dennis A. Jenks

Planning in rural and small town communities

a partially annotated bibliography

by Dennis A. Jenks

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Published by Council of Planning Librarians in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • City planning -- United States -- Bibliography.,
    • Rural development -- United States -- Planning -- Bibliography.,
    • Housing, Rural -- United States -- Planning -- Bibliography.,
    • Public works -- United States -- Planning -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDennis A. Jenks.
      SeriesCPL bibliography ;, no. 255
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ5942 .J45 1990, HT167 .J45 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. ;
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1604916M
      ISBN 100866022554
      LC Control Number91141831
      OCLC/WorldCa21965978

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        Small town: A small community in a rural district. A population center that is larger than a village and smaller than a city. Rural area - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country". An expert in the planning, history and evolution of small towns and rural areas, Makker is examining the developmental history of small town America during its building boom (). The archives at Winterthur are providing much of the material she needs for several chapters of the book.

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