The Culture of Cities

  title={The Culture of Cities},
  author={L. Quincy Mumford},
MR. MUMFORD is a disciple of Patrick Geddes. In “The Culture of Cities” he applies the principles of his master to the problems of the aggregations of man as city-dweller. He follows the growth of the city community as it has developed in the past, and then sketches the ideal in an essay of constructive reform.The Culture of CitiesBy Lewis Mumford. Pp. xii+586+32 plates. (London: Martin Secker and Warburg, Ltd., 1938.) 21s. net. 

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  • G. Kovács
  • History
    Acta Universitatis Sapientiae, European and Regional Studies
  • 2018
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