Lewis Mumford And American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning by Robert WojtowiczLewis Mumford And American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning by Robert Wojtowicz

Lewis Mumford And American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban Planning

byRobert Wojtowicz

Paperback | May 13, 1998

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Lewis Mumford and American Modernism examines the career and writings of America's leading critic of architecture and urbanism. The author of numerous books on the history of architecture, Mumford focused on the roles that technology and urbanism have played in modern civilization. Indeed, his writings have proved to be prescient, forming the basis for architecture and urban planning at a time of transition and redefinition at the end of the twentieth century.
Robert Wojtowicz is Chair of the Art Department at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA.
Title:Lewis Mumford And American Modernism: Eutopian Theories for Architecture and Urban PlanningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:260 pages, 9.61 × 6.69 × 0.55 inPublished:May 13, 1998Publisher:Cambridge University Press

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ISBN - 10:0521639247

ISBN - 13:9780521639248

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Table of Contents

Introduction: the story of Mumford's Eutopia; Part I. The Education of a Critic: Part II. The Study of Architectural History: Part III. Towards an Organic Architectural Criticism: Part IV. Building the Regional City: Conclusion: Lewis Mumford, 1895-1990.

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The author of numerous books on the history of architecture, Lewis Mumford focused on the roles that technology and urbanism have played in modern civilization. Indeed, Mumford's writings have proved to be prescient, forming the basis for architecture and urban planning at a time of transition and redefinition at the end of the 20th century. 16 photos.

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"...readers may find entertainment and insight in this volume....it is broad in scope, chronologically organized, and clearly written, it touches upon a great many topics which are already of interest to many architectural historians and students of American culture." Joan Draper, Journal of the Society of Architectural History