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Infinite city : a San Francisco atlas

Autor: Rebecca Solnit; Ben Pease; Shizue Siegel
Editora: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, ©2010.
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What makes a place? Rebecca Solnit reinvents the traditional atlas, searching for layers of meaning & connections of experience across San Francisco.
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Gênero/Forma: Maps
Tipo de Documento: Livro
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: Rebecca Solnit; Ben Pease; Shizue Siegel
ISBN: 9780520262492 0520262492 9780520262508 0520262506
Número OCLC: 696100107
Notas: "[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."
Descrição: vii, 156 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 31 cm.
Conteúdos: 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: open spaces and their champions --
"Great women and green spaces," by richard walker --
Map 3. once and future waters: nineteenth-century bodies of water, twenty-second- --
Century shorelines --
Map 4. shipyards and sounds: the black bay area since world war ii --
"High tide, low ebb," by joshua jelly-schapiro --
Map 5. right wing of the dove: the bay area as conservative/military brain trust --
"The sinews of war are boundless money," by rebecca solnit --
Map 6. poison/palate: the bay area in your body --
"What doesn't kill you makes you gourmet," by rebecca solnit --
Map 7. dharma wheels and fish ladders: salmon migrations, soto zen arrivals --
"A way home," by genine lentine --
[sf] --
Map 8. tribes of san francisco: their comings and goings --
"Who washed up on these shores and who the tides took away," by rebecca --
Solnit --
Map 9. cinema city: muybridge inventing movies, hitchcock making vertigo --
"The eyes of the gods," by rebecca solnit --
Map 10. monarchs and queens: butterfly habitats and queer public spaces --
"Full spectrum," by aaron shurin --
Map 11. phrenological san francisco --
"City of fourteen bumps," by paul lafarge --
Map 12. death and beauty: a year of murders, a noble species of treea --
"Red sinking, green soaring," by summer brenner --
Map 13. who am i where? à quien soy dónde?: a map of contingent identities and --
Circumstantial memories --
"Who am i where? à quien soy dónde?" by rebecca solnit and guillermo --
Gómez-peña --
Map 14. graveyard shift: the lost industrial city of 1960 and the remnant 6am bars --
"The smell of ten thousand gallons of mayonnaise and a hundred tons of --
Coffee," by chris carlsson --
Map 15. four hundred years and five hundred evictions in the city --
"Title to come," by heather smith --
Map 16. the world in a cup: coffee economies and ecologies --
"Drinking the near and the far, or how to get to ethiopia from ocean beach," --
By rebecca solnit --
Map 17. treasure map: the forty-nine jewels of san francisco --
"Title to come," by rebecca solnit --
[neighborhoods] --
Map 18. truth to power: race and justice in the city's heart --
"Title to come," by rebecca solnit --
Map 19. third street phantom coast: a map by alison pebworth --
Map 20. the lost world: south of market, 1960, before redevelopment --
"South of market's eras and wars," by rebecca solnit --
Map 21. fillmore: promenading the boulevard of gone --
"Little pieces of many wars," by rebecca solnit --
Map 22. the mission: north of home, south of safe --
"The geography of the unseen," by adriana camarena.
Responsabilidade: Rebecca Solnit ; with cartographers, Ben Pease, Shizue Siegel.

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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,  Ler mais...

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