The Pentagon Of Power

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: Harcourt
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Examines contemporary man's preoccupation with technology appraising mass production and automation and their by-products pollution, mass destruction, and waste

Art And Technics

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231121057
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Featuring a new introduction by Casey Nelson Blake, this classic text provides the essence of Mumford's views on the distinct yet interpenetrating roles of technology and the arts in modern culture.

Technics And Civilization

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226550273
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Technics and Civilization first presented its compelling history of the machine and critical study of its effects on civilization in 1934—before television, the personal computer, and the Internet even appeared on our periphery.

The Lewis Mumford Reader

Author: Lewis Mumford
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ISBN: 9780820316956
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This volume brings together representative selections of Lewis Mumford's major writings on the central concerns of his life.

The Culture Of Cities

Author: Lewis Mumford
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1504031342
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A visionary survey of urbanism from the Middle Ages to the late 1930s, with a new introduction by Thomas Fisher Considered among the greatest works of Lewis Mumford—a prolific historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and ...

The Myth Of The Machine

Author: Lewis Mumford
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tionary sense automation, if treated as a goal of human development, would be a
backward step — as in some areas it already ... As technics in future becomes
more open to organic criteria, the idea of quantitative productivity will give way to
a ...