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Author Weiner, Eric, 1963-

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

Publication Info. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Gale Cengage Learning, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 Southington Library - Adult  LP 153.98 WEI    Check Shelf
Edition Large print edition.
Description 615 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
Physical Medium large print. rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 599-613).
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.
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.
Subject Weiner, Eric, 1963- -- Travel.
Genius -- Miscellanea.
Geography -- Psychological aspects.
Cities and towns.
Voyages and travels.
Large type books.
Travel writing.
Weiner, Eric, 1963- (OCoLC)fst01918190
Cities and towns. (OCoLC)fst00861748
Genius. (OCoLC)fst00940195
Geography -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00940508
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Voyages and travels. (OCoLC)fst01169308
Genre/Form Miscellanea. (OCoLC)fst01423854
ISBN 9781432837426 (large print : paperback)
1432837427 (large print : paperback)
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