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city in history

Lewis Mumford

city in history

its origins, its transformations, and its prospects.

by Lewis Mumford

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 579-634.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 657 p. :
    Number of Pages657
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16563728M

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About the Author Lewis Mumford () was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Letters in and received the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom Cited by: 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).

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