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Regenerating Regional Culture : a Study of the International Book Town Movement.

Author: Jane Frank
Publisher: Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, 2017.
Series: Sociology of the Arts Ser.
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This volume explores the significance of the international book town movement and its impact on contemporary society. It examines how book towns have emerged and how their culture and unique characteristics help to explain a steadily growing phenomenon that has enabled peripheral communities around the world to reclaim their economic futures and impact on the cultural sphere as increasingly powerful sites and  Read more...
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Frank, Jane.
Regenerating Regional Culture : A Study of the International Book Town Movement.
Cham : Palgrave Macmillan US, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Frank
ISBN: 9783319650364 331965036X 3319650351 9783319650357
OCLC Number: 1015886691
Description: 1 online resource (316 pages)
Contents: 1. Introduction .- 2. Book Towns: Expanding Literary Connections .- 3. Hay-on-Wye: 'A Town of Travellers Who Stopped' .- 4. Slow Books: Book Towns as Third Places .- 5. Edge-of-the-map Locations: Outposts of Sustainable Culture .- 6. Sacred Objects and Magic Encyclopaedias: Books in Book Towns .- 7. Occasional Errata: Book Towns that Fail or Falter .- 8. Book Towns: An Unfolding Story.
Series Title: Sociology of the Arts Ser.

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This volume explores the significance of the international book town movement and its impact on contemporary society. It examines how book towns have emerged and how their culture and unique characteristics help to explain a steadily growing phenomenon that has enabled peripheral communities around the world to reclaim their economic futures and impact on the cultural sphere as increasingly powerful sites and sources of creativity.

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