Book ID: CBB000053724

Lewis Mumford: Public intellectual (1990)


Hughes, Thomas Parke (Editor)
Hughes, Agatha (Editor)

Oxford University Press

Publication Date: 1990
Physical Details: xii + 450 pp.; illus.; notes; index

Description Contents: THOMAS P. and Hughes, Agatha C.: Mumford's modern world. Molella, Arthur P.: Mumford in historiographical context. Williams, Rosalind: Lewis Mumford as a historian of technology in Technics and civilization. Thomas, John L.: Lewis Mumford, Benton MacKaye, and the regional vision. Segal, Howard P.: Mumford's alternatives to the megamachine: Critical utopianism, regionalism, and decentralization. Tullos, Allen: The politics of regional development: Lewis Mumford and Howard W. Odum. Rochberg-Halton, Eugene: The transformation of social theory. Miller, Donald L.: The myth of the machine: I. Technics and human development. Marx, Leo: Lewis Mumford: Prophet of organicism. Moos, Stanislaus von: The visualized machine age, or: Mumford and the European avant-garde. Molesworth, Charles: Inner and outer: The axiology of Lewis Mumford. Vale, Lawrence J.: Designing global harmony: Lewis Mumford and the United Nations headquarters. Blake, Casey: The perils of personality: Lewis Mumford and politics after liberalism. Westbrook, Robert: Lewis Mumford, John Dewey, and the “pragmatic acquiescence”. Fox, Richard Wightman: Tragedy, responsibility, and the American intellectual, 1925-1950. Mendelsohn, Everett: Prophet of our discontent: Lewis Mumford confronts the bomb. Zuckerman, Michael: Faith, hope, not much charity: The optimistic epistemology of Lewis Mumford.

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Authors & Contributors
Carrithers, Gale H., Jr.
Blake, Casey
Casillo, Robert
Bullert, Gary
Mumford, Lewis
Luccarelli, Mark
Technology and Culture
History of the Human Sciences
Journal of the History of Ideas
South Atlantic Quarterly
Environment and History
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Louisiana State University Press
Pantheon Books
Guilford Press
Universidad de Huelva (Spain)
Philosophy of technology
Correspondence and corresponding
Urban history
Mumford, Lewis
Geddes, Patrick
Eiseley, Loren C.
Jung, Carl Gustav
Marx, Karl
Jacobs, Jane
Time Periods
20th century
19th century
20th century, late
North America: United States; Canada
Society for the History of Technology

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