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    • Skyscraper

    • The Politics and Power of Building New York City in the Twentieth Century
    • By: Benjamin Flowers
    • Narrated by: Ernest "Ernie" Sprance
    • Length: 6 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In Skyscraper: The Politics and Power of Building New York City in the Twentieth Century, Benjamin Flowers explores the role of culture and ideology in shaping the construction of skyscrapers and the way wealth and power have operated to reshape the urban landscape. Flowers narrates this modern tale by closely examining the creation and reception of three significant sites: the Empire State Building, the Seagram Building, and the World Trade Center.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Those of you expected to hear a story about the NY

    • By Anonymous User on 06-05-15

    Regular price: $19.95