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The letters of Lewis Mumford and Frederic J. Osborn

Lewis Mumford

The letters of Lewis Mumford and Frederic J. Osborn

a transatlantic dialogue, 1938-70.

by Lewis Mumford

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Published by Praeger Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mumford, Lewis, 1895- -- Correspondence.,
  • Osborn, Frederic James, Sir, 1885- -- Correspondence.,
  • Social reformers -- Correspondence.,
  • City planners -- Correspondence.,
  • Architects -- Correspondence.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEdited by Michael Hughes.
    ContributionsOsborn, Frederic James, Sir, 1885-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT161 .M82 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 493 p.
    Number of Pages493
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5324516M
    LC Control Number72177252

    Mumford was influenced by the work of Scottish theorist Sir Patrick Geddes. Mumford was also a contemporary and friend of Frank Lloyd Wright, Frederic J. Osborn, Edmund N. Bacon, and Vannevar Bush. Mumford was born in Flushing, New York, and graduated from Stuyvesant High School in Reviews: 2. Lewis Mumford, KBE (Octo – Janu ) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary ularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer. Mumford was influenced by the work of Scottish theorist Sir Patrick Geddes and worked closely with his associate the British sociologist Victor.

    , The new towns: the answer to megalopolis [by] Frederic J. Osborn and Arnold Whittick; introduction by Lewis Mumford Leonard Hill Books London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. F. J. Osborn, The Genesis of Welwyn Garden City: Some Jubilee Memories (London, ) p. Google Scholar.

      16 The Letters of Lewis Mumford and Frederic J. Osborn: A Transatlantic Dialogue, –70, ed., Hughes, Michael R. (Bath: Adams and Dart, ), 17 My thanks to James Tallack, who brought this interesting piece of construction work to my attention. range ofhis books. His most recent three works are a narrative account of his life through and two autobiographical miscellanies; these books contain a diverse and interesting collection of autobiographical writings. In addition, two volumes of his correspondence (with Van Wyck Brooks and Frederick J. Osborn) have been published, and there.


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