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The city in mind : meditations on the urban condition

Author: James Howard Kunstler
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2001
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities are good. Suburbs are bad. Paris is good. Las Vegas is bad. Boston? Stay tuned. Kunstler, a vociferous, highly opinionated critic of the urban landscape, takes an uncompromisingly hard look at how eight cities (Paris, Atlanta, Mexico City, Berlin, Las Vegas, Rome, Boston, and London), either through inspired ideas or chaotic greed, became sublime expressions of the human spirit or of gigantic monstrosities  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Howard Kunstler
ISBN: 0684845911 9780684845913
OCLC Number: 768442714
Description: xv, 272 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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From the acclaimed author of "Geography of Nowhere" comes a landmark work on urban life in the western world, with fascinating reflection on cities from Atlanta to Berlin to Las Vegas. Illustrations.  Read more...

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