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Tokyo : spatial anthropology.

Author: Hidenobu Jinnai; Kimiko Nishimura; Architecture and Town Planning.
Publisher: University of California Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This is an investigation into what remains of the old city of Tokyo. The author explored the streets on foot using old maps, and found that, despite an almost completely new cityscape, present day  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hidenobu Jinnai; Kimiko Nishimura; Architecture and Town Planning.
ISBN: 0520071352 9780520071353
OCLC Number: 786037486
Notes: Translated from the Japanese K. Nishimura.
Description: [312] pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Foreword, by Richard Bender Preface Introduction 1. The High City: Surface and Depths 2. The Cosmology of a City of Water 3. The Rhetoric of the Modern City 4. Modernism and Its Urban Forms Afterword Notes Index

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"It was a particular pleasure to discover "Tokyo: A Spatial Anthropology, for Jinnai's book is precisely a guide to Tokyo-literacy. By this, I do not mean that it is a conventional guidebook. . . . Read more...

 
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