Concrete and Clay Reworking Nature in New York City
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Description: In this account of the urbanisation 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.
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Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 8/29/2003
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
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