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Title The City in cultural context / edited by John A. Agnew, John Mercer, and David E. Sopher
Published Boston : Allen & Unwin, 1984


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Description xiv, 299 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction / John A. Agnew, John Mercer and David E. Sopher -- Reflections on the cultural geography of the European city / Paul Claval -- Culture and the urban order / Amos Rapoport -- Culture and economy in the shaping of urban life : general issues and Latin American examples / John Walton -- Culture 'modes of production,' and the changing nature of cities in the Arab world / Janet Abu-Lughod -- The urban culture and the suburban culture : a new look at an old paper / Peter Hall -- The Soviet city : continuity and change in privilege and place / James H. Bater -- Japanese urban society and its cultural context / Gary D. Allinson -- City as a mirror of society : China, tradition and transformation / Rhoads Murphey -- Autonomous and directed cultural change : South African urbanization / John Western -- The built environment and cultural symbolism in post-colonial Madras / Susan J. Lewandowski -- A cultural analysis of urban residential landscapes in North America : the case of the anglophile élite / James S. Duncan and Nancy G. Duncan -- Commentary / John A. Agnew, John Mercer and David E. Sopher
Analysis Urbanisation Cultural aspects
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
Subject Cities and towns -- Cross-cultural studies.
Social change -- Cross-cultural studies.
Urbanization -- Cross-cultural studies.
Author Agnew, John A.
Mercer, John, 1934-
Sopher, David Edward.
LC no. 84002851
ISBN 0043011764
0043011772 (paperback)