The conscience of the eye : the design and social life of cities (Audiobook on CD, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The conscience of the eye : the design and social life of cities

Author: Richard Sennett
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[Ranging] from the assembly halls of Athens to the Turkish baths of New York's Lower East Side, from eighteenth-century English gardens to the housing projects of Harlem - [this book is] a study of the physical fabric of the city as a mirror of Western society and culture ... [This work] synthesize[s] the urban insights of history, architecture, the arts, and social sciences into a coherent cultural vision ...-Back  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Sennett
OCLC Number: 455548718
Notes: Originally published: New York : W.W. Norton, 1992, ©1990.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Interior shadows: Refuge; Neutral city --
Eye searches for unity: Open window of the eighteenth century; Unexpected consequences of visual unity --
Humane city: Exposure; Streets full of life; Places full of time --
Art of exposure: Making exposed things; Centering oneself.
Responsibility: Richard Sennett.

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[Ranging] from the assembly halls of Athens to the Turkish baths of New York's Lower East Side, from eighteenth-century English gardens to the housing projects of Harlem - [this book is] a study of the physical fabric of the city as a mirror of Western society and culture ... [This work] synthesize[s] the urban insights of history, architecture, the arts, and social sciences into a coherent cultural vision ...-Back cover.

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