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Wanderlust

A History of Walking

Wanderlust( )
Author: Solnit, Rebecca
ISBN:978-0-14-028601-4
Publication Date:Jun 2001
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

A passionate, thought provoking exploration of walking as a political and cultural activity, from the author of Men Explain Things to Me 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...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Sports & Recreation / Walking
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.97 x 7.96 x 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.612 Pounds
Author Biography
Solnit, Rebecca (Author)
Rebecca Solnit writes extensively on photography and landscape. She is a contributing editor to Art Issues and Creative Camera and is the author of three books. She has contributed essays to several museum catalogues including Crimes and Splendors: The Desert Cantos of Richard Misrach and the Whitney Museum's Beat Culture and the New America. She was a 1993 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship.

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