Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas

Nonstop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas Author Rebecca Solnit
ISBN-10 0520285956
ISBN-13 9780520285958
Year 2016-10-19
Pages 232
Language English
Publisher University of California Press
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The maps themselves are things of beauty a document of its time of our time Sadie Stein New York Times One is invited to fathom the many New Yorks hidden from historys eye thoroughly terrific Maria Popova Brain PickingsNonstop Metropolis the culminating volume in a trilogy of atlases conveys innumerable unbound experiences of New York City through twenty six imaginative maps and informative essays Bringing together the insights of dozens of expertsfrom linguists to music historians ethnographers urbanists and environmental journalistsamplified by cartographers artists and photographers it explores all five boroughs of New York City and parts of nearby New Jersey We are invited to travel through Manhattans playgrounds from polyglot Queens to many faceted Brooklyn and from the resilient Bronx to the mystical kung fu hip hop mecca of Staten Island The contributors to this exquisitely designed and gorgeously illustrated volume celebrate New York Citys unique vitality its incubation of the avant garde and its literary history but they also critique its racial and economic inequality environmental impact and erasure of its past Nonstop Metropolisallows us to excavate New Yorks buried layers to scrutinize its political heft and to discover the unexpected in one of the most iconic cities in the world It is both a challenge and homage to how New Yorkers think of their city and how the world sees this capital of capitalism culture immigration and more Contributors Sheerly Avni Gaiutra Bahadur Marshall Berman Joe Boyd Will Butler Garnette Cadogan Thomas J Campanella Daniel Aldana Cohen Teju Cole Joel Dinerstein Paul La Farge Francisco Goldman Margo Jefferson Lucy R Lippard Barry Lopez Valeria Luiselli Suketu Mehta Emily Raboteau Molly Roy Sharifa Rhodes Pitts Luc Sante Heather Smith Jonathan Tarleton Astra Taylor Alexandra T Vazquez Christina Zanfagna Interviews with Valerie Capers Peter Coyote Grandmaster Caz Grand Wizzard Theodore Melle Mel RZA

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Nonstop Metropolis

Nonstop Metropolis Author Rebecca Solnit
ISBN-10 9780520285941
Release 2016-10-19
Pages 232

Nonstop Metropolis

Nonstop Metropolis Author Rebecca Solnit
ISBN-10 9780520285958
Release 2016-10-19
Pages 232

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Release 2013-11-18
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