Town and Country Relations: Proceedings of the Fourth National Country Life Conference

Town and Country Relations: Proceedings of the Fourth National Country Life Conference

American Country Life Association

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: American Country Life Association
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1923
  • Place Published: New York
  • ISBN: n/a

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  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Good
  • Details:
    vii, 222 p. 24 cm. 23 photos, diagrams, and tables. Navy cloth hardcover. In mylar-wrapped grey dustjacket with tear at upper rear and small dark spot on front. Insides very clean. Conference held at St. Charles Hotel, New Orleans, 1921. Lists officials of the American Country Life Association for 1922. The papers discuss such topics as: the American village; special municipal corporations in rural regions; declining villages and the function of communication in their improvement; the country newspaper as a town country agency; common transportation as a basis for the communitization of rural districts; the unifying influence of the school; reports of the committees on rural education, rural government, rural leadership training; rural sociology in universities, colleges, and normal schools; health interrelationships of town and country; the church, the village, and the open country; interrelations of town and country social problems; recreation as a means toward establishing better town and country relations; problems which need investigation; the success of sweet home; how Hattiesburg, Mississippi helped itself; social revival in Edgewood; story of Riverton School, Alabama; Alexandria, Louisiana; Myers, Mississippi; business of American Country Life Association transacted at the conference; program of the conference; selected books on villages, towns, and small cities; viewpoint of Committee on Home-making; trade relationships between town and country. Index.