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The Lewis Mumford reader

Author: Lewis Mumford; Donald L Miller
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990.
Lewis Mumford reader.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986
(OCoLC)571122328
Online version:
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990.
Lewis Mumford reader.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1986
(OCoLC)607674842
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis Mumford; Donald L Miller
ISBN: 0394555260 9780394555263 0394746309 9780394746302
OCLC Number: 13559971
Description: 391 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: A child of the city: East side, west side --
All around the town --
Our metropolitan pageants --
Architecture as a home for man: The Brooklyn bridge --
Towards modern architecture --
The case against "modern architecture" --
Symbol and function in architecture --
The city in civilization: What is a city? --
The disappearing city --
The medieval city --
The baroque city --
The lessons of Washington, D.C. --
The urban prospect: The ideal form of the modern city --
Yesterday's city of tomorrow --
Home remedies for urban cancer --
Restored circulation, renewed life --
The regional framework of civilization --
The foundations of eutopia --
The choices ahead --
Visions of America: The origins of the American mind --
The golden day --
The new world promise --
Technology and culture: Technics and human development --
The first megamachine --
The monastery and the clock --
The reinvention of the megamachine --
Art and technics --
Epilogue: Call me Jonah!
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Donald L. Miller.

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