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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
Eric Weiner, 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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
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1963-
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Weiner, Eric
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Genius
  • Geography
  • Cities and towns
  • Weiner, Eric
  • 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 and index
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
18525600
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9781451691658
Lccn
2015004798
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 and index
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
18525600
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9781451691658
Lccn
2015004798
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