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The Conscience of the Eye: The Design and Social Life of Cities

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From the assembly halls of Athens to the Turkish baths of New York's Lower East Side, from eighteenth-century English gardens to the housing projects of Harlem--a study of the physical fabric of the city as a mirror of Western society and culture.

Book News Annotation:

Sennett's brilliant study of the physical fabric of the city as a mirror of Western society and culture was originally published (cloth) in 1990 by Alfred A. Knopf.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

"Visionary, often brilliant." --Los Angeles Times

About the Author

Richard Sennett teaches sociology at the London School of Economics and New York University

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393308785
Author:
Sennett, Richard
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Sociology - Urban
Subject:
City Planning & Urban Development
Subject:
City planning
Subject:
Public spaces
Subject:
Sociology-Urban Studies
Publication Date:
19920831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.32x5.40x.71 in. .58 lbs.

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