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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization

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In FLESH AND STONE, Sennett examines the relationship between the human body and the urban environment it inhabits, looking at the differing attitudes to nudity, burial, sanctuary and urban planning in ancient Greece and Rome, Mediaeval and Renaissance Europe, and concluding with a fuller analysis of how the link between flesh and stone has altered with the advances in science and medicine. It is, as the author says in the introduction, "more than an historical catalogue of physical sensationsin urban space", offering ...

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Flesh And Stone: The Body And The City In Western Civilization
2003, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141007595

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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization
1996, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393313918

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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization
1994, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393036848

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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization
1994, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571173907

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