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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Power of place.
Boston : Unwin Hyman, 1989
|All Authors / Contributors:||
John A Agnew; James S Duncan
|Notes:||Essays based on lectures given at Syracuse University, fall semester, 1986.|
|Description:||231 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||The devaluation of place in social science, John Agnew; place, region and modernity, J.Nicholas Entrikin; modernism, post-modernism and the struggle for place, David Ley; home and class among an American landed elite, Peter Hugill; social and symbolic places in renaissance Venice and Florence, Edward Muir and Ronald Weissman; power and place in the Venetian territories, Denis Cosgrove; place, meaning and discourse in French language geography, Vincent Berdoulay; place and culture - two disciplines, two concepts, two images of Christ and a single goal, Miles Richardson; the language and significance of place in Latin America, David Robinson; the power of place in Kandy, Sri Lanka, 1780-1980, James S.Duncan; Beijing and the power of place in modern China, Marwyn S. Samuels and Carmencita Samuels.|
|Responsibility:||edited by John A. Agnew, James S. Duncan.|