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The Country in the City: The Greening of the San Francisco Bay Area (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)

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NEW IN PAPERBACKDespite a population of 7 million people, the San Francisco Bay Area is more greensward than asphalt jungle, more open space than hardscape. The Country in the City tells the story of how the jigsaw geography of this greenbelt has been set into place. "Walker delivers a deeply loving paean to this place where he grew up and has lived and worked and been a political activist all of his life." -San Francisco ChronicleRichard A. Walker is professor of geography and chair of the California Studies Center at the University of California, Berkeley.

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ISBN:
9780295988153
Author:
Walker, Richard A.
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Foreword by:
Cronon, William
Foreword:
Cronon, William
Subject:
Landscape
Subject:
Architecture-Landscape Architecture
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books
Publication Date:
20080331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
378
Dimensions:
8.98x6.10x1.00 in. 1.30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , NEW IN PAPERBACKDespite a population of 7 million people, the San Francisco Bay Area is more greensward than asphalt jungle, more open space than hardscape. The Country in the City tells the story of how the jigsaw geography of this greenbelt has been set into place. "Walker delivers a deeply loving paean to this place where he grew up and has lived and worked and been a political activist all of his life." -San Francisco ChronicleRichard A. Walker is professor of geography and chair of the California Studies Center at the University of California, Berkeley.
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