The Limits of the City

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Harper & Row, 1979 - Cities and towns - 148 pages
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This book is so important, but this book is -so- unknown. Glossing over Bookchin's guessing at the future, which is necessarily a little vague and uncertain, Bookchin's real strength is in his Social ... Read full review

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Bookchin provides thought-provoking insights into the historic development of cities and how the emergence and now-dominance of capitalist markets and "production for the sake of production" have changed urban development patterns and impacted quality of life in arguably quite negative ways. Read full review


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Murray Bookchin is cofounder of the Institute for Social Ecology. An active voice in the ecology and anarchist movements for more than forty years, he has written numerous books and articles, including: Anarchism, Marxism and the Future of the Left, Social Anarchism or Lifestyle Anarchism, The Spanish Anarchists, The Ecology of Freedom, Urbanization Without Cities, and Re-enchanting Humanity. He lives in Burlington, Vermont.

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