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The Spaces of the Modern City: Imaginaries, Politics, and Everyday Life.
Prakash, Gyan and Kevin M. Kruse, eds.
The Spaces of the Modern City: Imaginaries, Politics, and Everyday Life.
The Spaces of the Modern City historicizes the contemporary discussion of urbanism, highlighting the local and global breadth of the city landscape. This interdisciplinary collection examines how the city develops in the interactions of space and imagination. The essays focus on issues such as street design in Vienna, the motion picture industry in Los Angeles, architecture in Marseilles and Algiers, and the kaleidoscopic paradox of postapartheid Johannesburg.

Category: Urban Planning, Urban Planning
Binding: Pap.
Pages: 472 pp
Publisher: Princeton Univ. Press
Year: 2008.
Publication Place: Princeton,
ISBN: 9780691133430
Book Id: 76872

Price: $24.95

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