AuthorSorensen, Andre, 1960-
TitleThe making of urban Japan : cities and planning from Edo to the twenty-first century / Andre Sorensen
Imprint London : Routledge, c2004
Descript xiii, 386 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


The legacy of the Tokugawa period -- The Meiji period : establishing modern traditions -- Taisho period urbanisation and the development of the 1919 planning system -- Japan's first urban planning system -- Post-war reconstruction and rapid economic growth -- Environmental crisis and the new city planning system of 1968 -- Implementing the new city planning system -- From planning deregulation to the bubble economy -- The era of local rights : master plans, machizukuri and historical preservation -- Japanese urbanisation and planning

City planning -- Japan -- History -- 20th century Urbanization -- Japan -- History -- 20th century Cities and towns -- Japan -- History -- 20th century

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