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Ideas of the City in Asian Settings
edited by Charles Goldblum, Adèle Esposito and Henco Bekkering
Amsterdam University Press, 2019
Cloth: 978-94-6298-561-2 | eISBN: 978-90-485-3676-4
Library of Congress Classification HT147.A2I34 2019
Dewey Decimal Classification 307.76095

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
At a time when intense dynamics of urban development of Asian cities puzzle and disorient, Ideas of the City in Asian Settings offers knowledge about the concepts, representations, and ideas that lie beneath the historical and contemporary production of cities in Asia, in order to deepen our understanding of the processes and meanings of urban development in the continent. The book sheds more light on the vast array of rules and innovations and aspirations that make cities into complex objects that are continuously ‘in the making’. Because Asian cities have experienced unprecedented dynamics of urban development during the last fifty years, they are considered as crucial places to question the perspectives that multiple actors project onto changing urban environments, as well as the evolution of the role of cities in globalisation.

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