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Author Bell, Daniel (Daniel A.), 1964-

Title The spirit of cities : why the identity of a city matters in a global age / Daniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2011]


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Description x, 347 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : civicism -- Jerusalem : the city of religion -- Montreal : the city of language(s) -- Singapore : the city of nation building -- Hong kong : the city of materialism -- Beijing : the city of political power -- Oxford : the city of learning -- Berlin : the city of (in)tolerance -- Paris : the city of romance -- New York : the city of ambition
Summary "...How the ethos of each city is expressed in political, cultural, and economic life, and also how pride in a city's ethos can oppose the homogenizing tendencies of globalization and curb the exesses of nationalism"--Jacket p. [2]
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cities and towns -- Social aspects.
Cities and towns.
Identity politics.
Urban policy.
Author De-Shalit, Avner.
LC no. 2011019200
ISBN 069115144X (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780691151441 (hardcover : alk. paper)