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Lewis Mumford at 100

Lewis Mumford at 100

sticks, stones, cities, culture : a symposium celebrating the centennial of Lewis Mumfords"s birth

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Published by [University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mumford, Lewis, -- 1895-,
  • Arts and society.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSticks, stones, cities, culture.
    Statementco-sponsored by the Graduate School of Fine Arts & Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania.
    ContributionsMumford, Lewis, 1895-, Wojtowicz, Robert., Mumford, Lewis, 1895-, University of Pennsylvania. Library., University of Pennsylvania. Graduate School of Fine Arts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT275.M734 L49 1995
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16539291M

    Selected by the Modern Library as one of the best novels of all time With Commentary by E. M. Forster, Dorothy Parker, H. L. Mencken, Lewis Mumford, Rebecca West, Sherwood Anderson, Malcolm Cowley, Alfred Kazin, Constance Rourke, and Mark Schorer "Main Street is the climax of civilization," Sinclair Lewis declared with a typical blend . The New Yorker may earn a portion of sales from products and services that are purchased through links on our site as part of our affiliate partnerships with retailers. Ad Choices.

    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Signed by Lewis Mumford at the half title page, "Lewis Mumford, Amenia, N.Y. 26 January " Jacket is worn, spine is faded and sunned. Some rubbing at front and rear panels of the jacket. Lewis Mumford papers - Page 7 - free from the confines of their European heritage and to create something wholly original and American. Out of this study developed his fourth book and first biography, Herman Melville (New York, ). Mumford's fascination with Melville's troubled and enigmatic personality coincided with a particularly.

    The story of Utopias Item Preview remove-circle The story of Utopias by Mumford, Lewis, Publication date Topics Utopias Publisher New York, Viking Press Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. "With a new introduction by the. Lewis Mumford's The Myth of the Machine, Þrst published in , couldn't be more timely. Thanks to The Lewis Mumford Reader, released last year, much of Myth has been restored to print. In this.


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