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Geography of Nowhere: the Rise and Decline of America's Manmade Landscape


Geography of Nowhere: the Rise and Decline of America's Manmade Landscape
By James Howard Kunstler

Title available in paperback?: Yes
Pages: 304


Description of book: A broad, historical perspective regarding changes of urban life post WWII, focusing on the rise and creation of modern cultures such as suburbanism, urban sprawl, and Wal-Martism and also discusses America’s love affair with the automobile. The book sheds light on possible consequences of such cultures by examining the ecology, politics, communities, economics, and area planning of places ranging from Wall Street to Main Street, which have all been affected in some way.

--title nominated by Caitlin Worm, undergraduate

Article and Web site of Interest

Author's Web Site

Mardon, Mark. "Reviews." Sierra. Sept/Oct 1993 IUSB login required

Last Reviewed: 03/2014