The Conscience of the Eye: The Design and Social Life of Cities

The Conscience of the Eye: The Design and Social Life of Cities

by Richard Sennett

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Overview

"Visionary, often brilliant." —Los Angeles Times


From the assembly halls of Athens to the Turkish baths of New York's Lower East Side, from eighteenth-century English gardens to the housing projects of Harlem—a study of the physical fabric of the city as a mirror of Western society and culture.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780393308785
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 08/17/1992
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Richard Sennett’s books include The Corrosion of Character, Flesh and Stone, and Respect. He was the founding director of the New York Institute for the Humanities and now teaches sociology at New York University and at the London School of Economics.

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