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Pastoral capitalism
Louise A. Mozingo

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Pastoral capitalism
a history of suburban corporate landscapes
Louise A. Mozingo

Published 2011 by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Postwar corporations, cities, and the pastoral landscape. The apex of the American corporation. The American city at mid-century. The American pastoral ideal
The corporation in the suburbs : a development that bespeaks orderliness, spaciousness, and well-being. Leaving the city center. Lessons from the factory. Locating in the suburbs. The suburban corporate landscape. The corporation in the suburb
The corporate campus : where talented young men are encouraged to think freely. From machinist to Nobel Laureate, workshop to laboratory. A precedent : NELA Park. AT&T Bell Telephone Laboratories. General Electric Electronics Park and Johns-Manville Research Center. General Motors Technical Center. Corporate campus in California. The corporate campus after 1960. The campus, the corporation, and the city
The corporate estate : out of the city and into the trees. Precedents. Inventing the idea : General Foods. The modernist and the pastoral : Connecticut General Life Insurance Company. The definitive estate : Deere & Company Administrative Center. The corporate estate after Deere. Persuasive generosity
The office park : looking out over the tree tops instead of the car tops. Offices for an expanding economy : corporate branch offices, back offices, service corporations, and start-ups. Changing suburbs and office parks. Birmingham and Waltham : the first office parks. The research park. Expansion of the office park. A longer, greener view. An American Versailles?
Global pastoral capitalism : you will feel like you are in heaven. Global competition and pastoral status. Pastoral capitalism goes global. Capitalist magic : gazing at greenness.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Urban and industrial environments

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
338.70973/091733
Library of Congress
HD58 .M69 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24384691M
ISBN 13
9780262015431
LC Control Number
2010038852
OCLC/WorldCat
664840023

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