The Essential William H. Whyte

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Fordham University Press, Jan 1, 2000 - Architecture - 383 pages
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The Essential William H. Whyte offers the core writings of a great observer of the postwar American scene. Included are selections from The Organization Man (1956), Securing Space for Urban America: Conservation Easements (1959), The Last Landscape (1968), The Social Life of Urban Spaces (1980), and City: Rediscovering the Center (1988), as well as many of Whyte's articles from Fortune magazine.

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Although it's shelved with landscape architecture and urbanism books for its content prefiguring [book: Suburban Nation], I found the excerpts from "The Organization Man" more interesting, for its relationship to the "Organization Kid" article. Read full review

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About the author (2000)


Albert LaFarge was raised in New York City, where he has worked as a book editor since 1985.

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