"Lewis Mumford" (94), Order of the British Empire/KBE (October 19, 1895 – January 26, 1990) was an American historian, Sociology/sociologist, philosopher of technology, and Literary criticism/literary critic. Particularly noted for his study of cities and urban architecture, he had a broad career as a writer. Mumford was influenced by the work of Scottish theorist Sir Patrick Geddes and worked closely with his associate the British sociologist Victor Branford.
Mumford was also a contemporary and friend of Frank Lloyd Wright, Clarence Stein, Frederic Osborn, Edmund Bacon (architect)/Edmund N. Bacon, and Vannevar Bush.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous sociologists! More Lewis Mumford on Wikipedia.