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Chapter 8: Further Readings: Living in Big Cities

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Further Readings: Living in Big Cities
Further readings: Living in big cities

This final chapter is written with the assumption that the reader will have read Simmel's “The Metropolis and Mental Life” (1950) or will read it parallel to inspecting the following paragraphs. Generations of American sociology students have been using the textbook by Kurt Wolff (Trans.), The Sociology of Georg Simmel. Deena Weinstein, together with her husband, the philosopher M. A. Weinstein, has contributed significantly toward making the work of Simmel known in the English-speaking world of scholarship. She has selected from the Wolff book the article “The Metropolis and Mental Life,” which Simmel presented as a lecture in 1903. Weinstein (n.d.) adapted it for student use and provided footnotes to explain what Simmel had ...

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