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The Spaces of the Modern City

Imaginaries, Politics, and Everyday Life

The Spaces of the Modern City( )
Author: Prakash, Gyan
Editor: Kruse, Kevin M.
Series title:Publications in Partnership with the Shelby Cullom Davis Center at Princeton University Ser.
ISBN:978-0-691-13339-3
Publication Date:Feb 2008
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $78.50
Book Description:

By United Nations estimates, 60 percent of the world's population will be urban by 2030. With the increasing speed of urbanization, especially in the developing world, scholars are now rethinking standard concepts and histories of modern cities. 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...
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Book Details
Pages:472
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.944 x 9.163 Inches
Book Weight:1.75 Pounds



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