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The Resource The geography of genius : a search for the world's most creative places from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley, Eric Weiner

The geography of genius : a search for the world's most creative places from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley, Eric Weiner

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The geography of genius : a search for the world's most creative places from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
Title
The geography of genius
Title remainder
a search for the world's most creative places from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley
Statement of responsibility
Eric Weiner
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An acclaimed travel writer examines the connection between surroundings and innovative ideas, profiling examples in such regions as early-twentieth-century Vienna, Renaissance Florence, ancient Athens, and Silicon Valley. --Publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weiner, Eric
Dewey number
153.9/809
Index
index present
LC call number
BF412
LC item number
.W395 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genius
  • Geography
  • Cities and towns
  • Weiner, Eric
  • Voyages and travels
  • HISTORY / World
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
  • TRAVEL / Special Interest / General
  • Weiner, Eric
  • Cities and towns
  • Genius
  • Geography
  • Travel
  • Voyages and travels
Label
The geography of genius : a search for the world's most creative places from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley, Eric Weiner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-337) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Adventures with the Galton Box -- Genius is simple: Athens -- Genius is nothing new : Hangzhou -- Genius is expensive : Florence -- Genius is practical : Edinburgh -- Genius is chaotic : Calcutta -- Genius is unintentional : Vienna pitch-perfect -- Genius is contagious : Vienna on the couch -- Genius is weak : Silicon Valley -- Epilogue : Baking bread and hanging ten
Control code
1634455
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9781451691672
Isbn Type
(trade paper)
Lccn
2015004798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1634455
  • (OCoLC)905699695
Label
The geography of genius : a search for the world's most creative places from ancient Athens to Silicon Valley, Eric Weiner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-337) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Adventures with the Galton Box -- Genius is simple: Athens -- Genius is nothing new : Hangzhou -- Genius is expensive : Florence -- Genius is practical : Edinburgh -- Genius is chaotic : Calcutta -- Genius is unintentional : Vienna pitch-perfect -- Genius is contagious : Vienna on the couch -- Genius is weak : Silicon Valley -- Epilogue : Baking bread and hanging ten
Control code
1634455
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
353 pages
Isbn
9781451691672
Isbn Type
(trade paper)
Lccn
2015004798
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1634455
  • (OCoLC)905699695

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