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The Lewis Mumford reader /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990.
Other Authors: Miller, Donald L., 1944-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, c1986.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • A child of the city: East side, west side
  • All around the town
  • Our metropolitan pageants
  • Architecture as a home for man: The Brooklyn bridge
  • Towards modern architecture
  • The case against "modern architecture"
  • Symbol and function in architecture
  • The city in civilization: What is a city?
  • The disappearing city
  • The medieval city
  • The baroque city
  • The lessons of Washington, D.C.
  • The urban prospect: The ideal form of the modern city
  • Yesterday's city of tomorrow
  • Home remedies for urban cancer
  • Restored circulation, renewed life
  • The regional framework of civilization
  • The foundations of eutopia
  • The choices ahead
  • Visions of America: The origins of the American mind
  • The golden day
  • The new world promise
  • Technology and culture: Technics and human development
  • The first megamachine
  • The monastery and the clock
  • The reinvention of the megamachine
  • Art and technics
  • Epilogue: Call me Jonah!