4 edition of Walking the city found in the catalog.
Walking the city
Includes bibliographical references.
|LC Classifications||BR121.2 .B2867 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 119 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||119|
|LC Control Number||99947839|
In The Practice of Everyday Life, de Certeau claims that walking in the city is a completely different experience than viewing it from afar or “out of the citys grasp” (Bridge & Watson, ). He compares being lifted to a summit point to regaining one’s sense of . In Walkable City, Jeff Speck lays out ideas for making communities more hospitable to walkers. In Jeff Speck’s excellent new book, Walkable City, he suggests that there are ten keys to Author: Kaid Benfield.
The Walking Dead followed its comic book source material with Sunday night's Episode 10x While on the journey to find his radio communications friend, Eugene took Yumiko and Ezekiel through a. the city dweller will all want to read this book. What the reviewers have said: " Kevin Lynch has come up with a readable, tautly organized, authoritative volume that may prove as important to city building as Camillo Sitte's The Art of Building Cities." — Architectural Forum "City planners and urban designers everywhere will be taking File Size: 2MB.
The City & the City is a novel by British author China Miéville that follows a wide-reaching murder investigation in two separate cities that occupy the same space simultaneously, combining weird fiction with the police was written as a gift for Miéville's terminally ill mother, who was a fan of the latter genre. The novel was published by Macmillan on 15 May Author: China Miéville. From Edgar Allan Poe’s The Man of the Crowd, through the psychogeographers of today, the city streets remain a site of masculine privilege, “As if a penis were a requisite walking appendage.
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Susan Hughes's book Walking in the City with Jane introduces young readers to Jane Jacobs's insight and activism for her neighborhoods and her influence on urban planning.
Even as a child, Jane was curious and observant about how things work. When she moved to New York, she watched the city and noticed things most people don't/5(9). Walking in the City with Jane is a children's book about Jane Jacobs, a journalist turned activist devoted to protecting communities.
I really enjoyed the illustrations and love the idea of writing more books for kids that are based on actual people/5(44). The Neighborhoods section of the book presents the city broken down into odd itineraries that lead you on a step-by-step tour to the best sights in each of the city's greatest neighborhoods--from Lower Manhattan and The Villages to Central Park, Harlem, and /5(20).
Beasts and walking cities aren't even the beginning of what Law provides. The other element of this book that Walking the city book me powerfully engaged was Law's character building, especially his central character, Blackwell, an unimpressive specimen of a Walking the city book of beast-people who are being systematically exterminated over the course of decades/5.
'Let's bring back the dignity of walking': being on foot in your city From trudging through snow to navigating streets with a buggy, Guardian readers share what it’s like to walk in their cities. The book strikes a rewarding balance between present and past, as it establishes and illustrates the much-needed definition of the flaneuse as "a determined, resourceful individual keenly attuned to the creative potential of the city, and the liberating possibilities of a good walk."/5(40).
The ultimate walking guide to the city. Curbed. It's a story of Helmreich's encounters with hundreds of New Yorkers from every walk of life and from every part of the globe, including Mayors Ed Koch, David Dinkins, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg.4/4(1). While the book did make some interesting points and the author uses an interesting concept by walking all the city streets, the book reads more like a PhD dissertation than an enjoyable evening read.
Very heavy, boring at times, and often hard to read, this book Cited by: 5. While technically "Walkable City" is a book about urban planning (which sounds potentially pretty dull) this is a fascinating, entertaining book of relevance to anyone who cares about creating happier, healthier futures for human beings/5.
“The New York Nobody Knows” is his fourteenth book (he’s also written about ethnic stereotypes, Holocaust survivors, and black militants). “I love the city,” he said as we began walking.
“I love Author: Joshua Rothman. They Walk In The City book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. In this book, Catharina Löffler traces the psycho-physical experiences of London walkers in eighteenth-century literature.
For this purpose, readings of fascinating, exciting, comical and sometimes disturbing texts grant insights into a culturally, historically and socially significant time in the history of London and make this book a tour of London as seen and heard through the eyes and Brand: J.B.
Metzler. StoryWalk: Signage Design By Curious City. Curious City offers professionally designed StoryWalk signage.
Each sign features a photograph of the open book, allowing the “walker” to view the book as a physical obtainable object, not simply as an image on a sign. Featured books include Frank Conroy's Stop Time (one of Ulin's quintessential New York books), Alfred Kazin's A Walker in the City, and Vivian Gornick's The Odd Woman and the City.
Ulin concludes with his book, Sidewalking, which chronicles his own walks through the city of Los Angeles. Cole's meditative story about an immigrant doctor in residence wandering New York City reflecting on what he sees and the rich brew of thoughts it all brings to mind reminded me of Kazin's memoir because that's how I remembered it.
I was surprised to discover it's not quite that way. As a boy Kazin did explore and wander a bit/5.
Michel de Certeau (French: ; 17 May – 9 January ) was a French Jesuit and scholar whose work combined history, psychoanalysis, philosophy, and the social was known as the philosopher of everyday life and widely regarded as a historian with interests ranging from travelogues of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries to contemporary urban mater: University of Grenoble, University of.
Michel De Certeau - Walking in the City - review One of the key notions in Michel De Certeau's "Walking in the City" is expressed by his assertion that "urban life increasingly permits the re-emergence of the element that the urbanistic project excluded". Complement the altogether delightful Walking in the City with Jane with cognitive scientist Alexandra Horowitz on how to walk the city with new eyes, then revisit other wonderful picture-book biographies of great artists, writers, scientists, and revolutionaries: Ada Lovelace, Jane Goodall, Louise Bourgeois, Frida Kahlo, E.E.
Cummings, Paul. Great city walks: Parliament Hill, London Walk above the subterranean route of the river Fleet, lost to the city of London for more than years • Five more walks tomorrow. We invite you to walk with the writers who were born or drawn here, to experience their Norwich and discover the layers of stories embedded in the city.
You can pick up a free print edition from independent bookshops around the city, while stocks last, or read the online versions below. walk the city, llc Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA • () OR text(best way to reach us!) •E-MAIL= [email protected] Connect About Terms & Policies.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
This book is a must have for anyone who is hiking the Kansas City Area. It provides detailed maps, descriptions, and anecdotes about trails in the Kansas City Area from two very experienced hikers who have hiked KC trails extensively/5(5).