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Cities and fascination : beyond the surplus of meaning

Author: Heiko Schmid; Wolf-Dietrich Sahr; John Urry
Publisher: Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2010.
Series: Re-materialising cultural geography.
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In the course of economic and cultural globalization, most large cities have been transformed via increasing commercialisation of urban space, and consequent intense processes of theming. Bringing  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cities and fascination.
Burlington, Vt. : Ashgate, 2010
(DLC) 2010034088
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Heiko Schmid; Wolf-Dietrich Sahr; John Urry
ISBN: 9781409418542 1409418545
OCLC Number: 704517865
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 243 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: pt. 1. Revealing fascination : theoretical horizons --
pt. 2. Focusing fascination : crossing theoretical and empirical perspectives --
pt. 3. Implementing fascination : case studies --
pt. 4. Consequences of fascination : new horizons.
Series Title: Re-materialising cultural geography.
Responsibility: edited by Heiko Schmid, Wolf-Dietrich Sahr and John Urry.

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