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The consumption of Kuala Lumpur

Author: Ziauddin Sardar
Publisher: London : Reaktion, 2000. ©2000
Series: Topographics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Kuala Lumpur is the postmodern city writ large, a city that, within the short span of a decade, has been transformed from a sleepy capital into a technological marvel with a thriving, diverse and affluent cultural life. Using anecdotes, classic Malay myths and tales, and observations based on real and imaginary wanderings through the city, [the author] traces Kuala Lumpur's origins and charts the remarkable changes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sardar, Ziauddin.
Consumption of Kuala Lumpur.
London : Reaktion, 2000
(OCoLC)605911742
Online version:
Sardar, Ziauddin.
Consumption of Kuala Lumpur.
London : Reaktion, 2000
(OCoLC)606321498
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ziauddin Sardar
ISBN: 1861890575 9781861890573
OCLC Number: 59453949
Description: 237 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The view from Menarah Indahh --
The circumference of the mall --
Magicians and economic miracles --
Softly, through a venomous mist --
Virtual megalopolis --
Select bibliography --
Photographic acknowledgements.
Series Title: Topographics.
Responsibility: Ziauddin Sardar.

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Kuala Lumpur is the postmodern city writ large, a city that has been transformed from a sleepy capital into a technological marvel with a thriving and affluent cultural life. In this book, the author  Read more...

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