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D1 "The City,"
in Civilization in the United States; An Inquiry by Thirty Americans. Edited by Harold S. Stearns. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1922. pp. 3-20.

Included in the collection of Mumford's essays, City Development (1945).

D1.1 "Grub Street Theatres,"
in Theatre; Essays on the Arts of the Theatre. Edited by Edith J. R. Isaccs. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1927. pp. 266-273.

D1.2 "The Value of Local History,"
in Dutchess County Historical Society (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.). Yearbook, 1927. pp. 22-26.

Paper read at Troutbeck (Amenia, N.Y.), September 15, 1926.

Formerly numbered D54.

Reprinted with an editor's introduction in Hudson Valley Lives, edited by Bonnie Marranca (Woodstock, N. Y.: Overlook Press, 1991), pp. 19-25.

D2 "The Little Testament of Bernard Martin Aet. 30,"
in The Second American Caravan; A Yearbook of American Literature. Edited by Alfred Kreymborg, Lewis Mumford, and Paul Rosenfeld. New York: Macaulay Co., 1928. pp. 123-69.

A selection from this short novel is included in the collection of Mumford's essays and other writings, The Human Prospect (1955).

Reprinted in its entirety in Findings and Keepings (1975).

Reprinted in its entirety in My Works and Days (1979) under the title "The Little Testament of Bernard Martin."

D3 "The Arts,"
in Whither Mankind; A Panorama of Modern Civilization. Edited by Charles A. Beard. New York: Longmans, Green and Co., 1928. pp. 287-312.

D4 "Architecture: Since the Renaissance,"
in Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: Macmillan Co., 1930. II, 172-75.

D5 "Civic Art,"
in Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: Macmillan Co., 1930. III, 492-94.

D6 "Towards an Organic Humanism,"
in The Critique of Humanism. Edited by C. Hartley Grattan. New York: Brewer and Warren, 1930. pp. 337-59.

Appeared originally in somewhat altered form with the title "A Modern Synthesis" in Saturday Review of Literature, VI (April 2, 1930), 920-21, and (May 10, 1930), 1028-29.

D7 [Credo,]
in Living Philosophies. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1931. pp. 205-19.

Appeared originally in different form in Forum, LXXXIV (November 1930), 263-68, with the title "What I Believe."

D8 "Housing,"
in Modern Architecture. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1932. pp. 179-92.

D9 "The Social Imperatives in Housing,"
in America Can t Have Housingd by Carol Aronovici. New York: Published for the Committee on the Housing Exhibition by the Museum of Modem Art, 1934. pp. 15-19.

D10 "The Metropolitan Milieu,"
in America and Alfred Stieglitz; A Collective Portrait. Edited by Waldo Frank, Lewis Mumford, Dorothy Norman, Paul Rosenfeld and Harold Rugg. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1934. pp. 33-58.

Also published in 1934 as a Literary Guild edition. Included in two collections of Mumford's essays: City Development (1945) and The Human Prospect (1955).

Excerpted under the title " Earth, Water, Sky, Men," in Manhattan Seascape; Waterside Views Around New York. Robert Gambee [editor]. New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1975, 65.

D10.1 "The Esthetic Assimilation of the Machine." in A Modern Book of Esthetics; An Anthology. Edited with an introduction and notes by Melvin M. Rader. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1935, 404-420.

An excerpt from Technics and Civilization.

D11 [Self Portrait,]
in Portraits and Self-Portraits. Collected and illustrated by Georges Schreiber. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1936. pp.117-20.

D12 "The Death of the Monument,"
in Circle; An International Survey of Constructive Art. Edited by James L. Martin, Ben Nicholson, and N. Gabo. London: Faber and Faber, 1937. pp. 263-70.

From a chapter in Mumford's The Culture of Cities (1938).

D13 "Spengler's The Decline of the West,'"
in Books That Changed Our Minds. Edited by Malcolm Cowley and Bernard Smith. New York: Doubleday, Doran and Co., 1939. pp. 217-35.

Essentially the same essay, somewhat expanded, that appeared in the New Republic, XCVII (January 11, 1939), 275-279.

D14 "I Believe,"
in I Believe; The Personal Philosophies of Certain Eminent Men and Women of Our Time. Edited by Clifton Fadiman. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939. pp. 399-401.

D15 "The Social Responsibilities of Teachers,"
in Cultural and Social Elements in the Education of Teachers. Washington: Commission on Teacher Education, American Council on Education; Educational Policies Commission, National Education Association of the United States; American Association of School Administrators, 1940. pp. 21-49.

An address given at the Planning Conference held at Bennington College, August 1939.

Also published with slight changes in Educational Record, XX (October 1939), 471-99.

Included in the collection of Mumford's essays, Values for Survival (1946).

D16 "The Unified Approach to Knowledge and Life,"
in University and the Future of America. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1941. pp. 108-36.

Included in the collection of Mumford's essays, Values for Survival (1946).

D17 [Untitled chapter,]
in Let s Face the Facts. London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1941. pp. 171-83.

Originally a speech delivered over the Canadian Broadcasting network, December 1, 1940.

D18 "Looking Forward,"
in Science and Man. Edited by Ruth N. Anshen. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Co., 1942. pp. 346-57.

Also published in This Changing World. Edited by J. R. M. Brumwell. London: George Routledge & Sons Ltd., 1944.

Not the same essay which appeared with this title in American Philosophical Society. Proceedings, LXXXIII (No. 4, 1940), 539-47.

D19 "Address by Lewis Mumford,"
in World-wide Civil War, by Herbert Agar, Lewis Mumford, and Frank Kingdon. Report of the Lincoln day meeting. New York: Freedom House, 1942. pp. 10-11.

D20 "The Task of Tomorrow,"
in New World Theme. Stanford University, California: J. L. Delkin, 1943. pp. 27-33.

An address given at Stanford University, October 6, 1942.

D21 "The Making of Men,"
in The Humanities Look Ahead. Report of the First Annual Conference held by the Stanford School of Humanities. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1943. pp. 131-46.

Included in the collection of Mumford's essays, Values for Survival (1946).

Excerpted in My Works and Days (1979) under the title "War and the Humanities."

D22 "Symposium--'A New Kind of Teacher,'"
in The Humanities Look Ahead. Report of the First Annual Conference held by the Stanford School of Humanities. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, 1943. pp. 127-30.

D23 "Patrick Geddes, Victor Branford, and Applied Sociology in England: The Urban Survey, Regionalism, and Urban Planning,"
in An Introduction to the History of Sociology. Edited by Harry Elmer Barnes. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948. pp. 677-95.

D24 "Lyric Wisdom,"
in Paul Rosenfeld; Voyager in the Arts. Edited by Jerome Mellquist and Lucie Wiese. New York: Creative Age Press, 1948. pp. 40-75.

D25 "The Architecture of the Bay Region,"
in Domestic Architecture of the San Francisco Bay Region. San Francisco Museum of Art. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1949. 2 pages (unnumbered).

D26 "Ideals for a New Age,"
in Centennial Addresses; The City College of New York. New York: The City College Press, 1950. pp. 51-62.

This address delivered April 14, 1947.

D27 "Summary and Synthesis,"
in The Nature of Man; His World, His Spiritual Resources, His Destiny. Edited by A. William Loos. New York: The Church Union and the World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion, 1950. pp. 81-87.

D28 "From Revolt to Renewal,"
in The Arts in Renewal, by Lewis Mumford and others. Introduction by Sculley Bradley. Benjamin Franklin Lectures of the University of Pennsylvania, 3d Series, 1950. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1951. pp. 1-31.

Reprinted with the same title and published as follows: New York: Barnes, 1965. 156p.
Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, 1969. xxii, 156p.

Essay reprinted in Lewis Mumford at 100: Sticks, Stones, Cities, Culture. Philadelphia: Graduate School of Fine Arts and Van Pelt Library, University of Pennsylvania, 1995.

D29 "The Modern City,"
in Forms and Functions of Twentieth Century Architecture. Vol. IV: Building Types. Edited by Talbot Hamlin. New York: Columbia University Press, 1952. pp. 775-819.

Reprinted in The Lewis Mumford Reader (1986) with the title "The Ideal Form of the Modern City."

D30 "How Art Education Strengthens Democracy,"
in This Is Art Education 1952. 1952 Yearbook of the National Art Education Association. Edited by I. L. de Francesco. pp. 35-48.

D31 "The Conversation in New York,"
in The Architect at Mid-Century. Vol. II: Conversations across the Nation. Edited by Francis R. Bellamy. New York: Reinhold Publishing Co., 1954. pp. 5-30.

A transcript of a conversation among a group of twelve persons, representing such professions as architecture, teaching, law, and the arts, dealing with the future of America and the kind of professional education our educators must provide young men and women.

D32 "The Art of the Impossible,'"
in Alternatives to the H-Bomb, by Lewis Mumford and others. A symposium organized by the New Leader magazine and edited by Anatole Shub. Boston: Beacon Press, 1955. pp. 12-29.

This essay appeared originally with the title "Alternatives to the H-Bomb" in New Leader, XXXVII (June 28, 1954), 4-9.

D33 "The Natural History of Urbanization,"
in Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth. Edited by William L. Thomas; Symposium under the chairmanship of Carl Sauer, Marston Bates, and Lewis Mumford. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1956. pp. 382-98.

D34 "Summary Remarks: Prospect,"
in Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth. Cited above, pp.1142-52.

Reprinted in Interpretations and Forecasts (1973) with the title "The Opening Future."

Both of the above were addresses delivered at the International Symposium on "Man's Role in Changing the Face of the Earth," sponsored by the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, held at Princeton, New Jersey, June 16-21, 1955.

Excerpted in My Works and Days (1979) under the title "The Opening Future."

D35 "The Transformations of Man,"
in Brainpower Quest; A Report on a Convocation Called by the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art to Find New Sources from Which to Draw Tomorrow s Leaders in Science and Engineering. Edited by Andrew A. Freeman. New York: Macmillan Co., 1957. pp. 75-88.

D36 "The Fulfillment of Man,"
in This is My Philosophy. Edited by Whit Burnett. New York: Harper & Bros., 1957. pp. 7-33.

Selections from Mumford's The Condition of Man (1944) and The Conduct of Life (1951).

D37 "Henry Wright,"
in Dictionary of American Biography. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1958. XXII, Supplement Two, 737-39.

D38 "How War Began,"
in Adventures of the Mind. Edited by Richard Truelson and John Kobler. Introduction by Mark Van Doren. New York: Alfred Knopf, 1959. pp. 175-89.

Originally published in Saturday Evening Post, CCXXXI (April 8, 1959), 24-25+.

D39 "University City,"
in City Invincible; A Symposium on Urbanization and Cultural Development in the Ancient Near East. Held at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, December 4-7, 1958. Edited by Carl H. Kraeling and Robert M. Adams. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1960. pp. 5-19.

D40 "Concluding Address,"
in City Invincible....Cited above, pp. 224-42.

D41 "The Social Function of Open Spaces,"
in Space for Living. Edited by Sylvia Crowe. Amsterdam: Djambatan, 1961. pp. 22-40.

An address presented before the International Federation of Landscape Architects, 7th Annual Congress, held in Amsterdam, June 20-22, 1960.

Included in two of the collections of Mumford's essays, The Highway and the City (1963) and The Urban Prospect (1968), with the title "Landscape and Townscape."

D42 "Technology and Democracy,"
in Challenges to Democracy: The Next Ten Years. Edited by Edward Reed. With an introduction by Robert M. Hutchins. New York: Frederick A. Praeger, 1963. pp. 33-44.

An address given at the Tenth Anniversary Convocation of the Fund for the Republic, New York City, January 21, 1963.

D43 "Utopia, the City and the Machine,"
in Utopias and Utopian Thought. Edited by Frank E. Manuel. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1966. pp. 3-24.

This essay first appeared in Daedalus, XCIV (Spring 1965), 271-92.

D44 "Closing Statement,"
in Future Environments of North America. Being the record of a conference convened by the Conservation Foundation in April 1965, at Airlie House, Warrenton, Virginia. Garden City, New York: Natural History Press, 1966. pp. 718-29.

Excerpted in My Works and Days (1979) under the title "Concern over Future Environments."

D45 "In the Defense of the City,"
in Metropolitan Politics. Edited by Michael Danielson. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1966. pp. 20-27.

First published with the title "On Guard! The City Is in Danger!" in University, A Princeton Quarterly, no. 24 (Spring 1965), 10-13.

D46 "Technics and the Nature of Man,"
in Knowledge among Men; Eleven Essays on Science, Culture, and Society Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of James Smithson. Edited by Paul H. Oehser. Introduction by S. Dillon Ripley. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966. pp. 126-42.

This is the prologue, with slight additions, to Mumford's The Myth of the Machine: I. Technics and Human Development (1967).

D47 "Town,"
in Chambers s Encyclopaedia. New revised edition. Oxford: Pergamon Press Ltd., 1967. XIII, 718.

D48 "Historical Aspects" [of the Vietnam War,]
in Authors Take Sides on Vietnam. London: Peter Owen, 1967. pp. 179-80.

D49 "City: Forms and Functions,"
in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: Macmillan Co. and the Free Press, 1968. II, 447-55.

D50 "Patrick Geddes,"
in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. New York: Macmillan Co. and the Free Press, 1968. VI, 81-83.

D51 "Machines,"
in Encyclopedia Americana. International edition. New York: Americana Corporation, 1968. XVIII, 57-62.

D52 "The Significance of Back Bay Boston,"
in Back Bay Boston: The City as a Work of Art. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1969. pp. 18-20+.

D53 "Survival of Plants and Man,"
in Challenge for Survival; Land, Air, and Water for Man in Megalopolis. Edited by Pierre Dansereau. New York: Columbia University Press, 1970. pp. 221-35.

This essay, printed here with slight changes, was originally published in Garden Journal, XVIII (May/June 1968), 66-71.

Excerpted in My Works and Days (1979) under the title "Organic Creativity."

D54 See D1.2

D55 "The Integration of Science and. Life,"
in Science and the Future of Man. Edited by Robert L. Carovillano and James W. Skehan. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1970. pp. 103-12.

First delivered as an address to the conference sponsored by Boston College and the American Association for the Advancement of Science held December 26-29, 1969.

D56 "Paul Rosenfield,"
in Encyclopedia Judaica. New York: Macmillan Co., 1971-72. XIV, 286.

D57 Herman Melville,"
in Atlantic Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts. Edited by Louis Kronenberger. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1971. pp. 515-17.

D58 "William Morris,"
in Atlantic Brief Lives....pp. 547-49.

D59 "Two Views on Technology and Man,"
in Technology, Power, and Social Change. Edited by .Charles A. Thrall and Jerold M. Starr. Lexington, Mass.: Lexington Books, 1972. pp. 1-16.

Originally delivered as the keynote address at the conference on Technology and Social Change held at the University of Pennsylvania in 1971. Mumford presented one point of view, and Robert Theobald the other.

Also published. as a chapter in Mumford's My Works and Days (1979) with the title "The Human Heritage." A revised version of this essay with the title "Technics and Human Culture" was published in Human Futures--Needs, Societies, Technologies. The Rome World Special Conference on Futures Research 1973, Futures. Guildford, Surrey, [England]: IPC Science and Technology Press, Ltd., 1974. pp. 49-64.

D60 "Theories and Ideals of Planning,"
in Encyc1opedia of Urban Planning. Edited by Arnold Whittick. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1974. pp. 985-96.

D61 "Patrick Geddes,"
in Encyc1opedia of Urban Planning....pp. 441-43.

D62 "Benton MacKaye,"
in Encyc1opedia of Urban Planning....pp. 666-67.

D63 "Frederick Law Olmsted,"
in Encyc1opedia of Urban Planning....pp. 766-68.

D64 "Clarence S. Stein,"
in Encyc1opedia of Urban Planning....pp. 938-39.

D65 "Henry Wright"
in Encyc1opedia of Urban Planning....pp. 1169-70.

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