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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization by Richard Sennett
The generative power at play in the relationship between a city and its residents flows both ways. Aki rated it really liked it Jul 25, There’s something new, something old and a lot borrowed in this book – it’s like listening to stories told by your classmate’s talkative grandmother because everyone else is talking about the weather or puppies.
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Sennett examines Athens of the Fifth Century B. And this can only occur, I believe, by understanding why bodily pain requires a place in which it can be acknowledged, and in which its transcendent origins become visible. He focuses on how people can become competent interpreters of their own experience, despite the obstacles society may put in their way.
A book that will stay with you for life. Books by Richard Sennett. Sennett makes a good case for seeing architecture as a social medium. Sennett has explored more positive aspects of labor in The Craftsman , and in Together: Excelente libro para aquellos interesados en saber como nacen las ciudades y sus componentes.
Without doubt Sennett makes you flip pages, even somewhich are tedious. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sen Richard Sennett has explored how individuals and groups make social and cultural sense of material facts — about the cities in which they live and about the labour they do. Norton, last week and realized quickly that the book is one of those monographs that I farne to have in my own personal library.
Flesh and Stone makes sense of our constantly evolving urban living spaces, helping us to piedrz a common home for the increased diversity of bodies that make up the modern city.
Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization
He identifies attitudes toward the self and the Other, towards comfort and pain, that manifest themselves in western urban culture and spaces and, in turn, which act upon the human body dwelling in such spaces. Sennett began a project charting its personal consequences for workers, a varne which has carried him up to the present day. Amazon Business Service for business customers. Pia Montealegre rated it it was amazing Feb 15, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Throughout his exploration, Sennett ties developments in western urban life to then contemporary understandings of carje body and its processes.
Using primary and secondary sources, fiction and art, Sennett examines six cities at various historical moments in order to explore the development of the relationship between cities carns the bodies of their residents.
There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. In many ways, Sennett’s meditation on the city and bodies is really a plea to reconnect, to tolerate and even invite difference. Learn more about Amazon Prime. One of the books I’ll have to reread when I write my magnum opus on the human condition. Sennett asserts that western civilization’s historical drive toward personal freedom especially xennett one’s physical life has actually culminated in passive bodies rather than active ones, in sterile spaces rather than lively ones.
At this point he took a break from sociology, composing three novels: The individual in this richafd loses her sense of sharing a common interest with the individuals around her.
Adrian Iulita rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Jun 15, Sara rated it tichard was amazing Shelves: For Sennett, ease and comfort pacify the body and desensitize the individual to their connection with others.
Richard Sennett is the best. In the mid s, as the work-world of modern capitalism began to alter quickly cxrne radically, Mr. His first book, The Uses of Disorder,  looked at how personal identity takes form in the modern city. Neslihan rated it really liked it Mar 25, No trivia or quizzes yet. To ask other readers questions about Flesh and Stoneplease sign up.
Carne y Piedra – El Cuerpo y La Ciudad En Civiliza (English, Spanish, Paperback)
Paperbackpages. The second part of the book examines how Christian beliefs about the body related to the Christian city—the Venetian ghetto, cloisters, and markets in Paris. Es entretenido observar el avance del paisajismo y el nacimiento de las grandes ciudades. Regarding books I have limited space, which forces me to decide about each senjett, its cont Started reading Richard Sennett’s Flesh and Stone: