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Home from nowhere : remaking our everyday world for the twenty-first Century

Autor: James Howard Kunstler
Verlag: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1996.
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"In Home from Nowhere Kunstler explores the growing movement across America to restore the physical dwelling place of our civilization. Picking up where The Geography of Nowhere left off, Kunstler describes precisely how the American Dream of a little cottage in a natural landscape mutated into today's sprawling automobile suburb in all its ghastliness, and why "we are going to run shrieking from it to a better  Weiterlesen…
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Alle Autoren: James Howard Kunstler
ISBN: 0684811960 9780684811963 0684837374 9780684837376
OCLC-Nummer: 34958847
Beschreibung: 318 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Inhalt: Prologue: Victory disease --
Who we are --
Public realm and the common good --
Car crazy --
Charm --
Creating someplace --
Beyond seaside --
A mercifully brief chapter on a frightening, tedious, but important subject --
Remodeling hell --
A city in the country --
Farmer --
My hometown, a reconsideration --
Coda: what I live for.
Verfasserangabe: James Howard Kunstler.
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In "Home from Nowhere", the author of the landmark book "Geography of Nowhere" not only shows that the original American dream--the desire for peaceful, pleasant places in which to work and  Weiterlesen…

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