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Concrete and Clay Reworking Nature in New York City Urban and Industrial Environments ( Free ) BY Matthew Gandy – Kindle eBook, TXT & PDF Download

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Concrete and Clay Reworking Nature in New York City Urban and Industrial Environments

An interdisciplinary account of the environmental history and changing landscape of New York CityIn this innovative account of the urbanization of nature in New York City Matthew Gandy explores how the raw materials of nature have been reworked to produce a metropolitan nature distinct from the forms of nature experienced by early settlers The book traces five broad developments the expansion and redefinition of public space the construction of landscaped highw.

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Tant places that reflect the nation's colonial and imperial legacies Using the shifting meaning of nature under urbanization as a framework he looks at how modern nature has been produced through interrelated transformations ranging from new water technologies to changing fashions in landscape design Throughout he considers the economic and ideological forces that underlie phenomena as diverse as the location of parks and the social stigma of dirty neighborhood.

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Ays the creation of a modern water supply system the radical environmental politics of the barrio in the late 1960s and early 1970s and the contemporary politics of the environmental justice movement Drawing on political economy environmental studies social theory cultural theory and architecture Gandy shows how New York's environmental history is bound up not only with the upstate landscapes that stretch beyond the city's political boundaries but also with dis. Deciding to Be Christian justice movement Drawing on political economy environmental studies social theory cultural theory and architecture Gandy shows how New York's environmental history is bound up not only with the upstate landscapes that stretch beyond the city's political boundaries but also with dis.


About the Author: Matthew Gandy

Matthew Gandy is Professor of Geography at Cambridge University His previous books include Concrete and Clay Reworking Nature in New York City 2002 and The Fabric of Space Water Modernity and the Urban Imagination 2014 You can find out about Matthew via his website



1 thoughts on “Concrete and Clay Reworking Nature in New York City Urban and Industrial Environments

  1. says:

    Comprehensive review of major NYC constructionindustrial projects that shaped the city's geography and environment Interesting read but won't catch your attention unless architecture and construction is your passion

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