Wanderlust: A History of Walking

Wanderlust: A History of Walking

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Drawing together many histories-of anatomical evolution and city design, of treadmills and labyrinths, of walking clubs and sexual mores-Rebecca Solnit creates a fascinating portrait of the range of possibilities presented by walking. Arguing that the history of walking includes walking for pleasure as well as for political, aesthetic, and social meaning, Solnit focuses on the walkers whose everyday and extreme acts have shaped our culture, from philosophers to poets… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin (June 01, 2001)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 517 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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