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History of City Planning: Home: General Information

This is a bibliographic guide to research resources for the history of city planning and urbanism at the University of California, Berkeley libraries and on the Web, with an emphasis on American and California city planning.

Introduction

History of City Planning is a bibliographic guide to research resources for the history of city planning and urbanism at the University of California, Berkeley libraries and on the Web, with an emphasis on American and California city planning; this guide especially supports the course City Planning 200: History of City Planning. Additional resources for international planning are described in International Planning, a research guide. For titles on the history of planning and urbanization for individual countries or places please consult the Library's catalogs or the Environmental Design Library reference staff, 210 Wurster Hall.

 

Quick Facts

Use encyclopedias, guidebooks, and manuals to find quick facts and background information on your topic. In addition to the selected, specialized titles listed here, use general encyclopedias.

Contact Information

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Off-campus Access to Library Resources

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After you make a one-time change in your web browser settings, the proxy server will ask you to log in with a CalNet ID or Library PIN when you click on the link to a licensed resource.

Web Resources

Here's a short list of organizational and informational Web sites concerned with the history of planning. 

Selected Readings—General

Selected Readings - United States

Listed here is a selection of titles on the history of American planning, with an emphasis on the U.S. as a whole, as well as a few classic texts.

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