Lewis Mumford

critic of culture and civilization
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Mumford, Lewis, -- 1895-1990, Social reformers -- United States -- Biography, City planners -- United States -- Biography, Architects -- United States -- Biography, Authors, American -- Biography -- History and criticism, United States -- Intellectual life -- 20th ce
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GenreBiography.
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LC ClassificationsCT275.M734 L5 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL22982867M
ISBN 139783039115570
LC Control Number2009000808

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Mumford studied at the City College of New York and at the New School for Social Research. While a student he was influenced by. Oct 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Technics and Civilization (Book 1) by Lewis Mumford.

This is a history of the machine and a critical study of its effects on civilization. Mumford has drawn on every aspect of life to explain the machine and to trace Free shipping over $/5(5).

Feb 04,  · ''One of our giant redwoods has fallen, and left a space we cannot fill by any quick plantation of lesser trees,'' Lewis Mumford wrote of Frank Lloyd Wright after Wright's death in. The following is a personality profile of Lewis Mumford based on his work.

Lewis Mumford is shrewd and skeptical. He is imaginative, he has a wild imagination. He is philosophical as well: he is open to and intrigued by new ideas and loves to explore them. But, Lewis Mumford is also unstructured: he does not make a lot of time for organization.

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Lewis Mumford (–) was a writer whose scope encompassed literary criticism, architecture, history, urban sociology, and philosophy. The author of over thirty books, he was also the architectural critic for The New Yorker for over thirty years.

Mumford published his first book, The Study of Utopia, in and became the editor of The American Caravan: in During those years, he co-founded the Regional Planning Association of America.

By the s, he was battling with Robert Moses over plans to put a roadway through Washington Square Park, and other massive urban renewal projects he feared would destroy the quality of the City.

Lewis Mumford, KBE (October 19, – January 26, ) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary dam-projects.comularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer.

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Mumford was influenced by the work of Scottish theorist Sir Patrick Geddes and worked closely with his associate the British sociologist Victor. Lewis Mumford () was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in and received the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom in He is the author of The City in History, The Culture of Cities, Condition of Man, Interpretations and Forecasts, and Sketches from Life.4/5(4).

A classic work advocating ecological urban planning—from a civic visionary and former architecture critic for the New Yorker. Considered among the greatest works of Lewis Mumford—a prolific historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and longtime architecture critic for the New Yorker—The Culture of Cities is a call for communal action to “rebuild the urban world on a sounder.

The Conduct of Life (Harvest Book, Nb 34) by Lewis Mumford 1 edition - first published in Not in Library. The morals of extermination by Lewis Mumford 1 edition - first published in Not in Library.

The city in history: its origins, its transformations, and its prospects by Lewis Mumford 1. Book-related and General Links: Monmouth University--Lewis Mumford web Site -Tonia Shoumatoff The Last Days of Lewis Mumford -Critical Resources In Teaching with Technology: Technics and Civilization-THE SAGE OF THE SKYLINE review of Mumford bio (NY Times) -The Making of Lewis Mumford's Technics and Civilization (Andrew Jamison, EASST REVIEW)Author: Lewis Mumford.

Edited by Alfred Kreymborg, Lewis Mumford, and Paul Rosenfeld. New York: Macaulay Co., pp. A selection from this short novel is included in the collection of Mumford's essays and other writings, The Human Prospect ().

Reprinted in its entirety in Findings and Keepings (). Mar 08,  · The Culture of Cities - Ebook written by Lewis Mumford. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Culture of dam-projects.com: Lewis Mumford. Jan 12,  · 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.

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In the name of economy a thousand wasteful devices would be invented; and in the name of efficiency new forms of mechanical time-wasting would be devised: both processes gained speed through the nineteenth century and have come close to the limit of extravagant futility in our own time.

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Excerpt. It is a sunny day and I am sitting on. Jan 28,  · Lewis Mumford, a philosopher, literary critic, historian, city planner, cultural and political commentator, essayist and perspicacious writer on the subject of architecture, died on Friday at his.

An Appraisal of Lewis Mumford's "Technics and Civilization" () Lewis Mumford When the book Technics and Civilization appeared, just twenty five years ago, it possessed a distinction that had nothing to do with its intrinsic merits: it stood alone in its field.

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Oct 23,  · Lewis Mumford () was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in and received the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom in He is the author of The City in History, The Culture of Cities, Condition of Man, Interpretations and Forecasts, and Sketches from Life.5/5.Nov 22,  · About The Book.

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, Donald Miller’s engagingly written biography reveals Lewis Mumford’s full and fascinating life. Born in New York inMumford used the city itself as his “university.” A brilliant autodidact, he accumulated a vast breadth of knowledge that served as the basis for such books as Sticks and Stones, The City in History, and.The city in history: its origins, its transformations, and its prospects by Lewis Mumford (Book) editions published between and in English and Undetermined and held by 3, WorldCat member libraries worldwide.