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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization by Richard Sennett

Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. Carne y piedra es una historia de la ciudad en la civilizacion occidental contada a traves de la experiencia corporal de las personas Apoyandose en un enfoque multidisciplinar y en su vasta erudicion Richard Sennet describe aspectos intimos de la vida como se movian hombres y mujeres que veian y oian donde comian cuando se banaban como hacian el amor en el espacio urbano de ciudades emblematicas a lo largo de la historia De la desnudez en la antigua Atenas a la falta de contacto con los otros en la Nueva York contemporanea; de la estricta geometria romana crane la creacion de lugares para la caridad en el Paris medieval; de las reuniones de los primeros cristianos a las fiestas revolucionarias francesas; del destino de los judios en el gueto de Venecia durante el Renacimiento al del ciudadano frances en el Paris del siglo xix el autor explora un tema vasto y elusivo: I was introduced to Sennett’s book by my “mentor”, when he would quote this book in lectures on political and moral catne.

The city makes and is made, just as we make and are made.

Pia Montealegre rated it it was amazing Feb 15, The individual in this scenario loses her sense of sharing a common interest with the individuals around her. Clare rated it really liked it Jan 21, The final part of Flesh and Stone deals with what happened to urban space as modern scientific understanding of the body cut free from pagan and Christian beliefs. Sennett makes a good case for piefra architecture as a social medium.


Trivia About Flesh and Piera Pedro Daher rated it it was amazing Jan 04, Adrian Iulita rated it it was amazing Aug 16, It’s so true – consider how structuring the city in the mindset of the contemporary view of piedda body; think about how living without clothes in public altered not just the political interaction, but urban design.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We are simply used to cities and how we feel in cities and, so, naturalize them to a certain extent.

Started reading Richard Sennett’s Flesh and Stone: Sennett’s grand at plotting organizational politics around metaphors, and there’s a largess to his writing that probably attests to the later writings on the open city.

Aug 30, Blair rated it it was amazing Shelves: Regarding books I have limited space, which forces me to decide about each monograph, its cont Started reading Richard Sennett’s Flesh and Stone: For Sennett, ease and comfort pacify the body and desensitize the individual to their connection with others. 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 has explored more positive aspects of labor in The Craftsman [], and in Together: Sennett employs theory from a number of disciplines, including history, sociology, urban development, psychology, economics and cultural anthropology. Open Preview See a Problem?

Flesh and Stone is the story of the deepest parts of life—how women and men moved in public and private spaces, what they saw and heard, the smells that assailed them, where they ate, how they dressed, the mores of bathing and of making love—all in the architecture of stone and space from ancient Athens to modern New York.

Carne y Piedra – El Cuerpo y La Ciudad En Civiliza (English, Spanish, Paperback)

This book,by a friend of Foucault’s is almost a god send. Sennetr story then moves to Rome in the time of the Emperor Hadrian, exploring Roman beliefs in the geometrical perfection of the body. Sennett sought to account the philosophic implications of this work in Authority [].


I try to weed out books I do not use repeatedly and try instead to hold on to only those books that I intend to use in my own academic work. The individual becomes a self-contained, disconnected unit moving through the city, claiming her right not to be interfered with and, thereby, isolating herself from society as a whole.

Read this and you will never see big cities the same again.

Jul 30, Swastee rated it it was amazing. Early in Flesh and StoneU Sennett probes the ways in which the ancient Athenians experienced nakedness, and the relation of nakedness to the shape of the ancient city, its troubled politics, and the inequalities between men and women.

Neslihan rated it really liked it Mar 25, Emelie rated it piedda was amazing Mar 14, The generative power at play in the relationship between a city and its residents flows both ways.

Marcos Dornelles rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Sennett began a project charting its personal consequences for workers, a project which has carried him up to the present day.

Tamara Goguadze rated it it was amazing Sep 16, Jun 15, Sara rated it it was amazing Shelves: His first book, The Uses of Disorder, [] looked at how personal identity takes form in the modern city. Visit our Help Pages. Get to Know Us. In many ways, Sennett’s meditation on the city and bodies is really a plea to reconnect, to tolerate and even invite difference.