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The KunstlerCast : conversations with James Howard Kunstler

Author: James Howard Kunstler; Duncan Crary
Publisher: Gabriola, BC : New Society Publishers, 2011.
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A collection of edited transcripts of interviews of author/commentator James Howard Kunstler conducted by journalist Duncan Crary for the podcast KunstlerCast.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
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Named Person: James Howard Kunstler; James Howard Kunstler; James Howard Kunstler
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Howard Kunstler; Duncan Crary
ISBN: 9780865716933 0865716935
OCLC Number: 669755020
Notes: "the tragic comedy of urban sprawl".
Description: xvii, 300 p. : ill., port. ; 16 cm.
Contents: The geography of nowhere. The glossary of nowhere ; The human habitat ; America's honeymoon with cities is over ; Mandating suburbia ; Children of the burbs ; Sprawling to obesity ; The architecture of suburbia ; Picturing suburbia ; Sprawl defenders ; The politics of place ; Boomers : back to the burbs --
The end of suburbia. Charging our way to suburbia ; The New Urbanism ; Seaside ; From suburban sprawl to peak oil ; Keep the car running ? ; The foreseeable future ; Doomers ; Retooling suburbia --
American culture. Social critic ; Throwaway culture and the plastic fantastic ; Americas are scary-looking and infantile ; Dude, we've got technology --
Architecture. The starchitects ; Brutalism --
Getting there. Making other arrangements ; Reinvesting in rail ; Water transit --
The city in mind. the green metropolis? ; Contracting cities ; City by city ; City flybys ; Small cities and towns ; Concentrating poverty ; Anti-urban bias ; Missing teeth in the urban fabric ; A drugstore on every corner --
Urban polemicists. Jane Jacobs ; Lewis Mumford --
Parting words. Packin' for France ; Cassandra ; Legacy.
Other Titles: Kunstler Cast
Responsibility: [interviewed by] Duncan Crary.

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Online to On Paper - Review by Greg Fry, Spotlight News, November 14th 2011 Each week, Duncan Crary and James Howard Kunstler take to the web to talk about the world, and what's to come in Read more...

 
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