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Mumford, Lewis 1895-1990

Overview
Works: 886 works in 2,773 publications in 11 languages and 66,625 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliography 
Subject Headings: Authors, American  Social reformers  Architects 
Roles: Author, Editor, Commentator, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor, Correspondent, zxx, Interviewee, Writer of accompanying material
Classifications: HT111, 720.973
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Most widely held works about Lewis Mumford
 
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Most widely held works by Lewis Mumford
The city in history : its origins, its transformations, and its prospects by Lewis Mumford( Book )

194 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 4,221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The citys̕ development from ancient times to the modern age
Herman Melville by Lewis Mumford( Book )

51 editions published between 1929 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 2,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes new discoveries about Melville's life and a new preface reporting the changing attitudes toward him. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The culture of cities by Lewis Mumford( Book )

91 editions published between 1930 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Technics and civilization by Lewis Mumford( Book )

53 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural preparation - Agents of mechanization - The eotechnic phase - The paleotechnic - The paleotechnic phase - The neotechnic phase - Compensations and reversions - Assimilation of the machine - Orientation
Sticks and stones; a study of American architecture and civilization by Lewis Mumford( Book )

60 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great classic of American cultural history and important study of American architecture and civilization, still stimulating in its sweep and insights. Discusses the early New England towns, vernacular building, Colonial and Federal periods, Henry Hobson Richardson and other important architects of the late 19th century, the Classical Revival, up to the early 1920s. 21 illus
The brown decades; a study of the arts in America, 1865-1895 by Lewis Mumford( Book )

34 editions published between 1931 and 1971 in English and Spanish and held by 2,026 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The condition of man by Lewis Mumford( Book )

62 editions published between 1940 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of the development of the personality and the community
The story of Utopias by Lewis Mumford( Book )

67 editions published between 1922 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a survey of the development of the concept of Utopia, by one of the foremost urban planning theorists of the 20th century. This was Mumford's first book. He starts with a survey of the major utopias, some well-known, others less so. We look at Plato's Republic, More's Utopia, Andreæ's Christanopolis, Bacon's New Atlantis, Campanella's City of the Sun, Fourier's Phalanxes, Cabet's Icaria, Bellamy's Looking Backward, Morris' News from Nowhere, and finally H.G. Wells' utopian fiction. In the final portion of the book Mumford explores the prospects for Utopia and relates it to the realities of urban planning. Mumford's prose style is engaging and this is a great introduction to this fascinating subject"
The myth of the machine by Lewis Mumford( Book )

49 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art and technics by Lewis Mumford( Book )

36 editions published between 1952 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,514 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"ART AND TECHNICS traces the relationship, throughout history, between two conflicting impulses within man: the artistic, which is subjective, and the 'technical', which is objective."--Back cover
The conduct of life by Lewis Mumford( Book )

30 editions published between 1951 and 1970 in English and held by 1,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the ultimate ethical and religious issues that confront modern man and offers a new orientation, directed to the renewal of life and the reintegration of modern civilization. -- Publisher's description
Roots of contemporary American architecture; a series of thirty-seven essays dating from the mid-nineteenth century to the present by Lewis Mumford( Book )

29 editions published between 1952 and 1972 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The transformations of man by Lewis Mumford( Book )

56 editions published between 1956 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 1,425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpretations and forecasts: 1922-1972; studies in literature, history, biography, technics, and contemporary society by Lewis Mumford( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in English and held by 1,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highway and the city by Lewis Mumford( Book )

49 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 1,392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The urban prospect; [essays by Lewis Mumford( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 1,313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays and papers
City development; studies in disintegration and renewal by Lewis Mumford( Book )

41 editions published between 1900 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains a criticism of the L.C.C. plan for the county of London prepared by J.H. Forshaw and Sir L.P. Abercrombie
The golden day; a study in American experience and culture by Lewis Mumford( Book )

43 editions published between 1926 and 1957 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

America & Alfred Stieglitz : a collective portrait by Waldo David Frank( Book )

7 editions published between 1934 and 1979 in English and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mumford on modern art in the 1930s by Lewis Mumford( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Lewis Mumford is widely acknowledged as the seminal American critic of architecture and urbanism in the twentieth century, he is less known for his art criticism. He began contributing to this field in the early 1920s, and his influence peaked between 1932 and 1937, when he was art critic for the New Yorker. This book, for the first time, assembles Mumford's important art criticism in a single volume. His columns bring wit and insight to bear on a range of artists, from establishment figures like Matisse and Brancusi to relatively new arrivals like Reginald Marsh and Georgia O'Keeffe
 
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Technics and civilization
Alternative Names
Lewis Mumford

Lewis Mumford Amerikaans architect

Lewis Mumford urbanista e sociologo statunitense

Lewis Mumford US-amerikanischer Architekturkritiker und Wissenschaftler

Mamford, Luis

Mumford, Lewis

Mumford, Lewis 1895-

Munford, L.

Луис Мамфорд

Луис Мъмфорд

Мамфорд, Льюис

Мамфорд, Льюис 1895-1990

لوئیس مامفورد

ممفورد، لوس، 1895

लुइस ममफोर्ड

லூயிசு மம்ஃபோர்டு

루이스 멈퍼드

맘포오드 1895-1990

멈퍼드, 루이스 1895-1990

멈포드, 루이스 1895-1990

マンフォード, L

マンフォード, ルイス

ルイス・マンフォード

劉易斯·芒福德

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Herman MelvilleThe culture of citiesTechnics and civilizationSticks and stones; a study of American architecture and civilizationThe brown decades; a study of the arts in America, 1865-1895The condition of manThe story of UtopiasThe myth of the machine