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    DescriptionReporting from the frontlines of gentrification in San Francisco, Rebecca Solnit and Susan Schwartzenberg sound a warning bell to all urban residents: wealth is just as capable of ravaging cities as poverty.


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    Title
    Hollow City
    Subtitle
    The Siege of San Francisco and the Crisis of American Urbanism
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rebecca Solnit, Photographs by Susan Schwartzenberg
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 188
    Width: 182 mm
    Height: 188 mm
    Thickness: 12 mm
    Weight: 413 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781859843635
    ISBN 10: 1859843638
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25850
    LC classification: N
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T General Subject: 140
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: ARC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.5
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: B5
    Ingram Theme: CULT/WESTRN, CULT/WSTCST, GEOG/CALIFO
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBBWF
    BIC subject category V2: JFSG
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AMVD
    Ingram Subject Code: AR
    Libri: I-AR
    BISAC V2.8: ART000000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ARC000000, SOC026030
    Abridged Dewey: 700
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A31765200
    DC22: 307.76097946
    DC21: 307.760979461
    Thema V1.0: JBSD, AMVD, JBCC
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1KBB-US-WPC
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Verso Books
    Imprint name
    Verso Books
    Publication date
    28 October 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Rebecca Solnit, a resident of San Francisco for twenty years, is a former art critic and and environmental activist and the author of several books, including A Book of Migrations, Savage Dreams and Wanderlust: A History of Walking. Urban archaeologist and artist Susan Schwartzenberg is the author of the critically acclaimed Market Street, a visual study of San Francisco's main artery, as well as photo-essays in several books, including Reclaiming San Francisco.
    Review quote
    "So many people who kept American cities alive and creative through dark decades, when capital abandoned the city, have become victims of capital's recent triumphant return to the city. This beautifully composed and crafted book tells their story. It is a compelling vision of our emerging global culture of displaced persons" - Marshall Berman ""Passionate, potent, and to the point, Solnit's polemic embodies American political and social writing at its best."" - Publishers Weekly "One day we all woke up and San Francisco had become a bohemian entertainment park without bohemians. Those were the golden days of virtual capitalism. Rebecca Solnit and Susan Schwartzenberg help us to understand why this happened. Their book is necessary to understanding our new place in a brand new scary world." - Guillermo Gomez-Pena "Schwartzenberg's images survey more than thirty years of upheaval in the name of 'urban renewal', and Sonit's text brings urgency to the question of whether a place in which h artists, activists, and members of diverse races and classes can no longer afford to live is fated to become a 'city of presentation without creation'" - New Yorker