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Lj- Socio- Unit – 7 Briefly acquaint yourself with the Encyclopedia Britannica entry about Lewis Mumford:https://Afterwards read a couple of pages from this excerpt from the following work by this author:.--> ALTERNATE LINK Please discuss this reading assignment in light of the reading materials for this unit. Reference: Mumford, L. (1956). The Natural History of Urbanization. In Thomas, W. L., Jr. (Ed.), Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth. Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press. Answer: In introduction, Lewis Mumford was born in October 19, 1895,Flushing, N.Y., U.S. and he died on January26, 1990,in Amenia, N.Y. Mumford was an American architectural critic, an urbanplanner, and historian who analyzed effects of technology and effects of urbanizationon the human societies throughout history(Mumford, 1956). He studied in the City College of New York and also at theNew School for Social Research. His writings were greatly influenced by the writings of Patrick Geddes, one of the pioneers of modernurban planning
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