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Infinite city : a San Francisco atlas

Author: Rebecca Solnit; Ben Pease; Shizue Seigel
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[Atlas] of principal landmarks and treasures of the region, including butterly species, queer sites, murders, coffee, water, power, contingent identities, social types, libraries, early morning bars, the lost labor landscape of 1960, and the monumental Monterey cypresses of San Francisco; of indigenous place names, women environmentalists, toxins, food sites, right wing organizations, World War II shipyards, Zen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Maps
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Material Type: Atlas
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Solnit; Ben Pease; Shizue Seigel
ISBN: 9780520262492 0520262492 9780520262508 0520262506
OCLC Number: 606760530
Notes: "[Atlas] of principal landmarks and treasures of the region, including butterly species, queer sites, murders, coffee, water, power, contingent identities, social types, libraries, early morning bars, the lost labor landscape of 1960, and the monumental Monterey cypresses of San Francisco; of indigenous place names, women environmentalists, toxins, food sites, right wing organizations, World War II shipyards, Zen Buddhist centers, salmon migration, and musical histories of the Bay Area; with details of cultural geogrpahies of the Mission District, the Fillmore's culture wars and metamorphoses, the racial discourses of the United Nations Plaza, the south of Market world that redevelpment devoured, and other significant phenomena, vanished and extant."
Description: 1 atlas (vii, 156 p.) : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: map 1. The names before the names : the indigenous bay area, 1769 ; A map the size of the land / by Lisa Conrad --
map 2. Green women : the open spaces and some who saved them ; Great women and green spaces / by Richard Walker --
map 3. Cinema city : Muybridge inventing movies, Hitchcock making vertigo ; The eyes of the gods / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 4. Right wing of the dove : the bay area as conservative/military brain trust ; The sinews of war are boundless money / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 5. Monarchs and queens : butterfly habitats and queer public spaces ; Full spectrum / by Aaron Shurin --
map 6. Truth to power : race and justice in the city's heart ; The city's tangled heart / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 7. Poison/palate : the bay area in your body ; What doesn't kill you makes you gourmet / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 8. Shipyards and sounds : the black bay area since World War II ; High tide, low ebb / by Joshua Jelly-Schapiro --
map 9. Fillmore : promenading the boulevard of gone ; Little pieces of many wars / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 10. Third Street phantom coast : a map / by Alison Pebworth --
map 11. Graveyard shift : the lost industrial city of 1960 and the remnant 6 am bars the smell of ten thousand gallons of mayonnaise and a hundred tons of coffee / by Chris Carlsson --
map 12. The lost world : south of market, 1960, before redevelopment piled up, scraped away / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 13. The mission : north of home, south of safe ; The geography of the unseen / by Adriana Camarena --
map 14. Tribes of San Francisco : their comings and goings ; Who washed up on these shores and who the tides took away / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 15. Who am I where? ¿Quién soy dónde? : A map of contingent identities / by Rebecca Solnit and Guillermo Gómez-Peña --
map 16. Death and beauty : a year of murders, a noble species of tree ; Red sinking, green soaring / by Summer Brenner --
map 17. Four hundred years and five hundred evictions in the city ; Dwellers and drifters in the shaky city / by Heather Smith --
map 18. The world in a cup : coffee economies and ecologies ; How to get to Ethiopia from Ocean Beach / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 19. Phrenological San Francisco ; City of fourteen bumps / by Paul La Farge --
map 20. Dharma wheels and fish ladders : salmon migrations, soto zen arrivals ; A way home / by Genine Lentine --
map 21. Treasure map : the forty-nine jewels of San Francisco ; From the giant camera obscura to the Bayview Opera House / by Rebecca Solnit --
map 22. Once and future waters : nineteenth-century bodies of water, twenty-second-century shorelines.
Responsibility: Rebecca Solnit ; with cartographers, Ben Pease, Shizue Seigel.

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What makes a place? This title searches out the answer by examining the many layers of meaning in one place, the San Francisco Bay Area. It explores the area thematically - connecting, for example,  Read more...

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"A joyous book." San Francisco Chronicle 20101103 "Inventive and affectionate." -- Lise Funderburg New York Times Book Review 20101205 "This nicely designed book offers a collection of essays and Read more...

 
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