Infinite City

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262492
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What makes a place? Rebecca Solnit reinvents the traditional atlas, searching for layers of meaning & connections of experience across San Francisco.

Unfathomable City

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520274032
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"This series of atlases is one of my absolute favorites. Vivid, beautiful, and deceptively meaningful, Unfathomable City successfully pushes cartographic conventions. It explores what it means to know a place, not just the street grid.

The San Francisco Of Alfred Hitchcock S Vertigo

Author: Douglas A. Cunningham
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810881225
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4. Alison Landsberg, Prosthetic Memory: The Transformation of American
Remembrance in the Age of Mass Culture (New York: Columbia University Press,
2004):2. 5. Joshua Jelly-Schapiro and Shizue Seigel, “Shipyards and Sounds:
The Black Bay Area since World War II,” in Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, ed.
Rebecca Solnit (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2011), 58–59. 6. From
Infinite City, Aaron Shurin, Ben Pease, and Mona Caron, “Monarchs and Queens:
Butterfly ...

Insight Guides San Francisco City Guide

Author: Insight Guides
Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
ISBN: 1786716844
Size: 17.61 MB
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The Best of Herb Caen by Herb Caen, A collection of the quintessential
chronicler of San Francisco culture from 1960–75. Stairway Walks of San
Francisco by Adah Bakalinsky. A delightful new edition of Bakalinsky's previously
outofprint guide to 27 urban hikes up and down some of the city's 350 stairways.
Above San Francisco by Robert Cameron and Arthur Hoppe. A gorgeous book of
aerial photography of the City by the Bay. Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas by
Rebecca Solnit.

Cool Gray City Of Love

Author: Gary Kamiya
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620401258
Size: 39.64 MB
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Of the many love letters to and sui generis books about San Francisco, some of
the more noteworthy include: Harold Gilliam's The Face of San Francisco, a
memorably glowing portrait with superb photographs by Phil Palmer; Herb
Caen's San Francisco: City on Golden Hills, with charming illustrations by Dong
Kingman; and Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, edited by Rebecca Solnit, a
marvelously idiosyncratic look at the city from a wild range of perspectives. Select
Bibliography ...

San Francisco And The Long 60s

Author: Sarah Hill
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1628924225
Size: 34.50 MB
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... resources for the city's alternative histories are david talbot, Season of the
Witch: Enchantment, Terror and Deliverance in the City of Love (new York: Free
Press, 2012), and rebecca Solnit, Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas (Berkeley
and Los angeles: university of california Press, 2010). Rolling Stone 6, February
24, 1968. Rolling Stone 20, october 26, 1968. Rolling Stone 26, February 1, 1969
. This was the same year that the Band performed their final concert at Winterland

San Francisco

Author: Erica J. Peters
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759121532
Size: 40.39 MB
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Women and the Everyday City: Public Space in San Francisco, 1890–1915.
Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011. Sinclair, Mick. San Francisco:
A Cultural and Literary History. Oxford: Signal Books, 2004. Smith, James R. San
Francisco's Lost Landmarks. San Francisco: Quill Driver, 2005. Snedden,
Genevra Sisson. Docas, the Indian Boy of Santa Clara. Boston: D. C. Heath, 1899
. Solnit, Rebecca. Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas. Berkeley: University of
California Press, ...

Food And Architecture

Author: Samantha L. Martin-McAuliffe
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1472520211
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6 A growing number of studies examine cities from this perspective. Carolyn
Steel's examination of London is a key example. Steel, Hungry City: How Food
Shapes Our Lives (London: Chatto and Windus, 2008), 118–120. Rebecca
Solnit's innovative reinterpretation of an atlas for San Francisco, Infinite City, also
considers surviving placenames. R. Solnit, Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas (
Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010), see especially 'The Names before
the Names', ...

Nonstop Metropolis

Author: Rebecca Solnit
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520285948
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... curator at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art newly arrived from New
York, asked me to propose a project for the museum's seventy-fifth anniversary in
2010; I proposed a series of map-broadsides and then scuttled across the bay to
convince University of California Press to sign on for a book version of the same;
the two institutions co-sponsored what became Infinite City: A San Francisco
Atlas, and Frank always joked that he had commissioned an atlas to help orient

Boom Summer 2014

Author: Jon Christensen
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962044
Size: 41.85 MB
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Many of her books have taken a hard look at San Francisco and at the same time
celebrated the city, from Hollow City: The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisisof
American Urbanism to Infinite City: A San Francisco Atlas, andmany others. In the
last couple of years, her columnson theperils the city faces—most notably
symbolizedby the great white Google buses—in the London Reviewof Books and
elsewhere have made her an international voicefor what's at risk in San
Francisco ...