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October 19, 1895|
Flushing, New York, U.S.
|Died||January 26, 1990 (aged 94)
Amenia, New York, U.S.
|Notable works||The City in History
Technics and Civilization
The Myth of the Machine
|Notable awards||Leonardo da Vinci Medal, 1969|
Lewis Mumford (October 19, 1895 – January 26, 1990) was an American historian, sociologist, philosopher of technology, and literary critic. Particularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer. Mumford made signal contributions to social philosophy, American literary and cultural history and the history of technology. Mumford was influenced by the work of Scottish theorist Sir Patrick Geddes and worked closely with his associate the British sociologist Victor Branford.
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