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Author Sennett, Richard, 1943-
Title Flesh and stone : the body and the city in Western civilization / Richard Sennett.
Imprint New York : W.W. Norton, [1994]
Edition First edition.

Author Sennett, Richard, 1943-
Subject Cities and towns -- History.
Human body -- Social aspects.
Civilization, Western.
Description 431 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Note Errata slip inserted.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [377]-413) and index.
ISBN 0393036847
OCLC # 30359112
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Body and City15
 1The Passive Body16
 2The Plan of the Book21
 3A Personal Note26
Ch. 1Nakedness: The Citizen's Body in Perikles' Athens31
 1The Citizen's Body35
 2The Citizen's Voice52
Ch. 2The Cloak of Darkness: The Protections of Ritual in Athens68
 1The Powers of Cold Bodies70
 2The Suffering Body82
Ch. 3The Obsessive Image: Place and Time in Hadrian's Rome87
 1Look and Believe92
 2Look and Obey101
 3The Impossible Obsession121
Ch. 4Time in the Body: Early Christians in Rome124
 1The Alien Body of Christ125
 2Christian Places134
 3Nietzsche's Hawks and Lambs146
Ch. 5Community: The Paris of Jehan de Chelles151
 1"Stadt Luft macht frei"151
 2The Compassionate Body159
 3The Christian Community170
Ch. 6"Each Man Is a Devil to Himself": The Paris of Humbert de Romans186
 1Economic Space188
 2Economic Time200
 3The Death of Icarus207
Ch. 7Fear of Touching: The Jewish Ghetto in Renaissance Venice212
 1Venice as a Magnet217
 2The Walls of the Ghetto222
 3A Shield But Not a Sword241
 4The Miraculous Lightness of Freedom249
Ch. 8Moving Bodies: Harvey's Revolution255
 1Circulation and Respiration255
 2The Mobile Individual271
 3The Crowd Moves275
Ch. 9The Body Set Free: Boullee's Paris282
 1Freedom in Body and Space285
 2Dead Space296
 3Festival Bodies304
Ch. 10Urban Individualism: E. M. Forster's London317
 1The New Rome317
 2Modern Arteries and Veins324
 4The Virtue of Displacement349
 Civic Bodies: Multi-Cultural New York355
 1Difference and Indifference355
 2Civic Bodies370
 Works Cited399

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