The City in Cultural Context

The City in Cultural Context

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Routledge Library Editions: The City reprints some of the most important works in urban studies published in the last century.

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  • Hardback | 324 pages
  • 159 x 235 x 24.13mm | 590g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0415417376
  • 9780415417372

Table of contents

1. Introduction, "John A. Agnew, John Mercer and David E. Sopher" 2. Reflections on the cultural geography of the European city, "Paul Claval" 3. Culture and the urban order, "Amos Rapoport" 4. Culture and economy in the shaping of urban life: general issues and Latin American examples, "John Walton" 5. Culture, 'modes of production' and the changing nature of cities in the Arab World, "Janet Abu-Lughod" 6. The urban culture and the suburban culture: a new look at an old paper, "Peter Hall" 7. The Soviet city: continuity and change in privilege and place, "James H. Bater" 8. Japanese urban society and its cultural context, "Gary D. Allinson" 9. City as a mirror of society: China, tradition and transformation, "Rhoads Murphey" 10. Autonomous and directed cultural change: South African urbanization, "John Western" 11. The built environment and cultural symbolism in post-colonial Madras, "Susan J. Lewandowski" 12. A cultural analysis of urban residential landscapes in North America: the case of the anglophile elite, "James S. Duncan and Nancy G. Duncan" 13. Commentary, "John A. Agnew, John Mercer and Davide E. Sopher"
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