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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jean Gottman
RLIN number: NXCP90-A5
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood; education, University of Paris, 1934-1937; teaching career, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, 1941-1944, University of Paris, 1948-1956, and Oxford University, 1968-1983; research in France, Japan, and United States; interest in complex urban systems, publication of Megalopolis, 1961; advancement of geographical, historical-geographical and socioeconomic approaches to urbanization theory; involvement in European postwar policies and European integration; reflections on his trans-Atlantic experiences and perspectives.
Extent: Transcript: 96 leaves, Tape: 7 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1987. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1987 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gottmann, Jean, 1915-
Speaker date of birth: 1915
Speaker occupation: University professor
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1987
Interviewer: Hammack, David
Topics discussed - Other terms: Educators; European Economic Community countries; Europe--Economic integration; Gottmann, Jean, 1915-; Metropolitan government; Oxford University; Princeton University--Institute for Advanced Study; Universite de Paris; Urban policy; Urbanization
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021183-16622