The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris (Globalization and Community) (eBook, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris (Globalization and Community)

Author: Yue Zhang
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Fragmented Politics of Urban Preservation: Beijing, Chicago, and Paris (Globalization and Community)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yue Zhang
OCLC Number: 943193513
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: ContentsAcknowledgmentsIntroduction: The Paradox of Urban Preservation1. The Logic of Political Fragmentation2. Beijing: Bureaucratic Anarchy and Symbolic Preservation3. Chicago: Aldermanic Fiefdoms and Mosaic Preservation4. Paris: Intergovernmental Fragmentation and Joint PreservationConclusion: Political Boundaries and BeyondNotesBibliographyIndex

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Yue Zhang vividly captures the inherently political nature of urban historic preservation by comparing the complex process by which political actors use government to transform and protect the urban Read more...

 
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