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Lewis Mumford
  • Name: Lewis Mumford
  • Born: 10/19/1895
  • Died: 01/26/1990 (94 years old)
  • Occupation: Historian, writer

Lewis Mumford KBE (October 19, 1895– January 26, 1990) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic. Particularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer. Mumford made signal contributions to social philosophy, American literary and cultural history and the history of technology. Mumford was influenced by the work of Scottish theorist Sir Patrick Geddes and worked closely with his associate the British sociologist Victor Branford.

Awards: Leonardo da Vinci Medal, 1969

Genre: History, philosophy

Birth Place: Flushing, New York, U.S.r|lmc-c

Death Place: Amenia, New York, U.S.r|lmc-c

Source: Wikipedia

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