11 edition of The city in American history. found in the catalog.
|Series||Historical problems: studies and documents, 9|
|LC Classifications||HT123 .M215|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 229 p.|
|Number of Pages||229|
|LC Control Number||79452038|
C-SPAN's Cities Tour takes our Book TV and American History TV on the road. On the first and third weekend of each month, we'll feature the literary life and history of a selected city. 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 /5(K).
Abram Van Engen is an Associate Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. Van Engen’s research examines early American literature, the history of emotions, Puritanism, collective memory, and American Exceptionalism. His latest book is City on a Hill: A History of American Exceptionalism (), published by Yale University. If you only have enough money to buy one book about American history, this better be that book. Whether you're a confused student, a stressed teacher or just a regular yahoo wanting to finally understand the history of the United States, your Brand: iUniverse, Incorporated.
The City in History: Its Origins, Its Transformations, and Its Prospects, by Lewis Mumford, charts the rise of various types of cities throughout human history. The text won the National Book Award in and was included on the Modern Library's Best Nonfiction books list. A behind‑the‑scenes look at the Library of Congress, exploring the institution's history and touring through the library's rare books, photos, and maps. Lincoln-Douglas Debates.
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The City in History remains a powerfully influential work, one that has shaped the agendas of urban planners, sociologists, and social critics since its publication in the s.
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 in Cited by: Cities in American history Hardcover – January 1, by Kenneth T Jackson (Editor), Stanley K.
Schultz (Editor)Format: Hardcover. This book is what it says it is, "The City in History". Starting in the neolithic era, Mumford marches through all of recorded time and place (place being limited to the Near East, Greece, Rome, Europe and America) to bring, you, the reader, his thoughts on the role and "prospects" of the city/5.
THE CITY IN AMERICAN HISTORY By ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER "The true point of view in the history of this nation is not the Atlantic Coast," declared Frederick Jackson Turner in his famous paper of"it is the Grea.t West." Professor Turner had.
The distillation of years of research, study, reflection and writing — and the fulfillment of the promise of The Culture of Cities, The City in History will challenge, disturb and inform all who come to grips with its thesis and development. Virtually, here- through the central theme of the city- is world : Lewis Mumford.
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 fresh, original history of America’s national narratives, told through the loss, recovery, and rise of one influential Puritan sermon from to the present day In this illuminating book, Abram C.
Van Engen shows how the phrase “city on a hill,” from a sermon by Massachusetts Bay governor John Winthrop, shaped the story of.
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(45).
Cambridge Histories Cambridge Histories is the essential reference collection spanning volumes in 10 subject areas. "Building off a New York Times feature that solicited reader input on the tchotchkes that best represent New York, Roberts’s book is a compact, yet thorough, history of the greatest city in.
The City in History remains a powerfully influential work, one that has shaped the agendas of urban planners, sociologists, and social critics since its publication in the s. 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 /5(44).
The history is pretty ordinary, the analysis pretty obvious (cities originated in order to facilitate religion, security and trade) and the conclusions, that the city is a necessary element in future human progress and must be strengthened and preserved, are simply wrong.2/5.
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Don't see your book. Search by ISBN. Thanks. We hope to add your book soon. Remove ads. Upgrade to premium. UPGRADE. Discussion 1 Zenith Taskin In the first four chapters of his seminal book “The City in History”, Lewis Mumford demonstrates and outlines various vital issues that intertwine to explain the beginnings of the city and its various institutions, behaviors and social norms that exist within.
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