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In his landmark book "The Geography of Nowhere" James Howard Kunstler visited the "tragic sprawlscape of cartoon architecture, junked cities, and ravaged countryside" America had become and declared that the deteriorating environment was not merely a symptom of a troubled culture, but one of the primary causes of our discontent.

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Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social Sciences >> Social groups >> Urban communitiesScience & Mathematics >> Regional & area planning >> Urban & municipal planning Publisher: Free Press Publication Date: 26/03/1998 ISBN-13: 9780684837376  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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