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The Culture of Cities - Lewis Mumford

Martin Secker & Warburg, 1938, Hardback ..
Condition: Good. Boards a little dull and rubbed. Hinge weak at the title page otherwise a very well presented copy.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the introduction: “The city, as one finds it in history, is the point of maximum concentration for the power and culture of a community. It is the place where the diffused rays of many separate beams of life fall into focus, with gains in both social effectiveness and significance. The city is the form and symbol of an integrated social relationship: it is the seat of the temple, the market, the hall of justice, the academy of learning.”

Size: 9½" x 6¼"
Number of Pages: 586

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