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Ding, Yannan

China: A Historical Geography of the Urban

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Yannan Ding

Part I. Nation and City

2. Shanghai Parks in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century: Architectural and Cultural Exchanges Between the East and the West
Hsiu-Ling Kuo

3. A City of Workers, a City for Workers? Remaking Beijing Urban Space in the Early PRC
Fabio Lanza

4. Changchun Across 1949: Rebuilding a Colonial Capital City Under Socialism in the Early 1950s
Yishi Liu

Part II. Mediating History and Modernity

5. Tunxi: Urban Sectoral Agglomeration in a Regional Centre of Tea Trade
Yi Zou, Xi Lin

6. What’s in a Name: The “New Village” in Shanghai, 1930–1980
Duan Zheng, Xiaohong Zhang

7. A Comparison of Politics of Street Names in Taipei and Shanghai
Wenchuan Huang

Part III. Contemporary City Building

8. Disneyfication or Self-Referentiality: Recent Conservation Efforts and Modern Planning History in Datong
Shulan Fu, Jean Hillier

9. The Politics of Aesthetics in Tianjin Between Past and Present
Maurizio Marinelli

10. Living in the “Past”: The Effects of a Growing Preservation Discourse in Contemporary Urban China
Philipp Demgenski

Keywords: Social Sciences, Urban Studies/Sociology, Human Geography, Urban Geography / Urbanism (inc. megacities, cities, towns), Urban History, History of China

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319640426
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-64041-9

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