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Beyond the metropolis : second cities and modern life in interwar Japan

Author: Louise Young
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013.
Series: Urbanismo (E-libro--2014/09)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

In Japan, as elsewhere, cities became the staging ground for wide ranging social, cultural, economic, and political transformations. This title looks at the emergence of urbanism in the interwar  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Young, Louise, 1960-
Beyond the metropolis.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012040341
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Young
OCLC Number: 929726741
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 307 p.).
Contents: Acknowledgments Part One. Contexts Introduction: Urbanism and Japanese Modern 1. World War One and the City Idea Part Two. Geo-Power and Urban-Centrism 2. The Ideology of the Metropolis 3. Colonizing the Country Part Three. Modern Times and the City Idea 4. The Past in the Present 5. The Cult of the New Epilogue: Urbanism and Twentieth-Century Japan Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Urbanismo (E-libro--2014/09)
Responsibility: Louise Young.


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"[A] fascinating and wide-ranging study... An enlightening message." -- Alexander Jacoby The Times Literary Supplement "Young's deeply layered work combining cultural and urban history is a Read more...

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