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In this concluding volume of The Myth of the Machine, Mumford brings to a head his radical revisions of the stale popular conceptions of human and technological progress. Far from being an attack on science and technics, The Pentagon of Power seeks to establish a more organic social order based on technological resources. Index; photographs.
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Lewis Mumford (1895-1979) was the author of numerous important books on American culture, technology, architecture, and urban life, including Technics and Civilization (1934); The Culture of Cities (1938); The City in History (1961); Myth of the Machine I: Technics and Human Development (1967); and Myth of the Machine II: Pentagon of Power (1970).
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Book Description SECKER & WARBURG, 1971. Condition: Good. First Edition. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP57664438
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Book Description Secker & Warburg London, 1971. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. dustwrapper rubbed, chipped and torn with some creasing and splits along spine - ex library with resultant stamps etc - previous owners name in ink on front free endpaper - corners and spine ends a little bumped - Book ow/ solid, content clean and bright 495 pages. 8vo. Seller Inventory # 614945
Book Description Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd, GB, 1971. Hardback. Condition: VG+. Dust Jacket Condition: VG- DW. 1st Edition. Book is in very good plus condition with very minor signs of wear and/or age. Clean entire DW has some indentations to rear cover. SPECIAL POSTAGE RATES APPLY Packed weight 1100g. Seller Inventory # tem018.800
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