Cities Full of Symbols: A Theory of Urban Space and Culture

Cities Full of Symbols: A Theory of Urban Space and Culture

Cities Full of Symbols: A Theory of Urban Space and Culture
by Peter J. M. Nas (ed.)

Publisher: Leiden University Press 2011
ISBN/ASIN: 9087281250
ISBN-13: 9789087281250
Number of pages: 304

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Cities Full of Symbols develops urban symbolic ecology and hypercity approaches into a new perspective on social cohesion. Approaches of architects, anthropologists, sociologists, social geographers and historians converge to make this a book for anyone interested in urban life, policymaking and city branding.

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