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R. Buckminster Fuller

Architect, Engineer, Inventor (12-Jul-1895 — 1-Jul-1983)


R. Buckminster Fuller, with Jerome Agel; Quentin Fiore. I Seem to Be a Verb. New York: Bantam. 1970. 179pp.

R. Buckminster Fuller. Ideas and Integrities: A Spontaneous Autobiographical Disclosure. New York: Collier Books. 1963. 318pp.

Michael John Gorman. Buckminster Fuller: Designing for Mobility. London: Thames & Hudson. 2005. 207pp.

Alden Hatch. Buckminster Fuller: At Home in the Universe. New York: Crown Publishers. 1974. 279pp.

Hugh Kenner. Bucky: A Guided Tour of Buckminster Fuller. New York: William Morrow. 1973. 338pp.

Joachim Krausse. Your Private Sky: R. Buckminster Fuller. Baden, Germany: Lars Müller Publ.. 1999. 527pp.

Loretta Lorance. Becoming Bucky Fuller. MIT Press. 2009. 284pp.

John McHale. R. Buckminster Fuller. New York: Braziller. 1962. 127pp.

K. Michael Hays, Dana Miller. Buckminster Fuller: Starting with the Universe. Yale University Press. 2008. 257pp.

Federico Neder. Fuller Houses: R. Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Dwellings and Other Domestic Adventures. Baden, Switzerland: Lars Müller. 2008. 239pp.

Donald W. Robertson. Mind's Eye of Richard Buckminster Fuller. New York: Vantage Press. 1974. 109pp.

Lloyd Steven Sieden. Buckminster Fuller's Universe: His Life and Work. London: Plenum. 1989. 511pp.


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  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.412)

  8. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.248)

  9. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.239)

  10. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.555)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.373)

  12. Penguin Companion to the Arts in the Twentieth Century (p.23)

  13. World Authors 1970-1975 (pp.286-92)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.376)

  15. Celebrity Register 3rd Issue (p.182)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.257)

  17. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.197)

  18. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.190)

  19. St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture (vol.2, p.180)

  20. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.209)

  21. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.125)

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