The city of collective memory : its historical imagery and architectural entertainments. (Book, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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The city of collective memory : its historical imagery and architectural entertainments.

Author: M Christine Boyer
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st MIT Press pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M Christine Boyer
ISBN: 026252211X 9780262522113 0262023717 9780262023719
OCLC Number: 35002614
Awards: Lewis Mumford Prize, 1995
Description: x, 560 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The Place of History and Memory in the Contemporary City --
2. City Images and Representational Forms --
Pt. 1. Historical Precedents for the City of Collective Memory --
3. The City and the Theater --
4. The Art of Collective Memory --
5. Topographical Travelogues and City Views --
6. Invented Traditions and Cityscapes --
Pt. 2. Contemporary Forms of the City of Collective Memory --
7. The Instruments of Memory --
8. Manhattan Montage --
9. The City as Radical Artifice.

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