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The geography of nowhere : the rise and decline of America's man-made landscape

Author: James Howard Kunstler
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Eighty percent of everything ever built in America has been built since the end of World War II. This tragic landscape of highway strips, parking lots, housing tracts, mega-malls, junked cities, and ravaged countryside is not simply an expression of our economic predicament, but in large part a cause. It is the everyday environment where most Americans live and work, and it represents a gathering calamity whose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kunstler, James Howard.
Geography of nowhere.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1993
(OCoLC)622673318
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Howard Kunstler
ISBN: 0671707744 9780671707743 0671888250 9780671888251
OCLC Number: 27726774
Description: 303 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1: Scary places --
2: American space --
3: Life on the gridiron --
4: Eden updated --
5: Yesterday's tomorrow --
6: Joyride --
7: Evil empire --
8: How to mess up a town --
9: Place called home --
10: Loss of community --
11: Three cities --
12: Capitals of unreality --
13: Better places --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: James Howard Kunstler.
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This work tallies up the huge economic, social and spiritual costs that America is paying for its car-crazed lifestyle. It is also a wake-up call for citizens to reinvent the places where they live  Read more...

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