Imaginary Cities

Author: Darran Anderson
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022647030X
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How can we understand the infinite variety of cities? Darran Anderson seems to exhaust all possibilities in this work of creative nonfiction.

Real Cities

Author: Steve Pile
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1847871542
Size: 17.12 MB
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'...this is a book with an interesting thesis, and a welcome contribution to the literature.

Imaginary Cities Of Gold

Author: Peter O. Koch
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 0786453109
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Their curiosity piqued by native tales of lands teeming with a natural supply of
precious metals and gems, and uncharted regions that were home to many
strange and wondrous sights, some of which seemed to correspond with ancient
European lore, a great many Spaniards were willing to risk everything, including
their lives, for the chance to find treasures said to surpass even their wildest
dreams. A mere twenty years after Christopher Columbus established the first
truly permanent ...

The Imaginary Polis

Author: Mogens Herman Hansen
Publisher: Kgl. Danske Videnskabernes Selskab
ISBN: 9788773043103
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Gynaikopolis: Aristophanes'. Dream. Cities. ALAN. H. SOMMERSTEIN. (
RESPONDENT: PAUL. CARTLEDGE). If I ruled the world, Every man would be
as free as a bird. (Wolf Mankowitz and Cyril Ornadel, Pickwick) Every successful
hero of an Aristophanic comedy changes the world in which he or she lives,
sometimes in a small way (as when in Wasps Bdelykleon transforms his father
from a lover of judging and condemning to a lover of drinking and dancing),
sometimes in a very big ...

Invisible Tijuana Of Dreams Fears And Desires

Author: José Manuel Valenzuela Arce
Publisher: El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
ISBN: 6074790981
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Like Zirma,who repeats signs sothat the city exists.Cities are reinventedevery day
, but they have redundancies, regularities and familiar routines. They become
tattoos, impregnated in habits, the skinand awareness. They become as
necessaryas the park wefrequent, the nocturnal sound of the sea, the essential
streets we walk through, the faces and bodies we inhabit,bodies thatalso
comprise the architecture, style and aesthetics of cities. Cities confront our
imaginary maps and the ...

Cities And Urban Cultures

Author: Stevenson, Deborah
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335227988
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In my dreams of this city I am always lost. (Margaret Atwood, Cat's Eyes, 1999: 14
cities Cities are understood and experienced in a range of contradictory yet
reinforcing ways. Fundamental is the interplay between the 'real' city of lived
personal experience and the 'imaginary' city of representation and fantasy. One is
a tangible city of surfaces – of footpaths, buildings and roadways. The other is the
place ...

Developing Frontier Cities

Author: Harvey Lithwick
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9401712352
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I call frontier city (or frontier region) all cities (or regions) that are not only
polarized on an ethnic or ideological basis (cf Berlin during the Cold War), but
are, above all, disputed because of their collocation on fault-lines between ethnic
, religious or ideological wholes, whether imaginary or not. In summary, a frontier
city is a territory for two dreams. Three elements characterize any frontier city:
sovereignty, double legitimacy and conflict. In the case of Brussels, the
confrontation is, ...