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Cities, war, and terrorism : towards an urban geopolitics

Author: Stephen Graham
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, ©2004.
Series: Studies in urban and social change.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cities, War and Terrorism is the first book to look critically at the ways in which warfare, terrorism and counter-terrorism policies intersect in cities in the post Cold-War period. A path-breaking exploration of the intersections of war, terrorism and citiesArgues that contemporary cities are the key strategic sites of geopolitical conflictWritten by the world & rsquo;s leading analysts of the intersections of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cities, war, and terrorism.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishing, ©2004
(DLC) 2004004244
(OCoLC)54503678
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Graham
ISBN: 9780470753033 047075303X 9780470753026 0470753021 1281322792 9781281322791 9781405115742 1405115742 9781405115759 1405115750
OCLC Number: 212123221
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 384 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Cities, war, and terrorism in history and theory --
Urbicide and the urbanization of warfare --
Exposed cities : urban impacts of terrorism and the "War on terror."
Series Title: Studies in urban and social change.
Responsibility: edited by Stephen Graham.

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* A path-breaking exploration of the intersections of war, terrorism and cities. * Argues that contemporary cities are the key strategic sites of geopolitical conflict. * Written by the world's  Read more...

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