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Author Gonçalves, Ana

Title Reinventing a Small, Worldly City : the Cultural and Social Transformation of Cardiff
Published Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2016


Description 1 online resource (251 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; List of abbreviations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 Small cities and cultures; Small cities in a globalised/ing world; Cultural creativity, community empowerment and liveability; The commodification and aestheticisation of everyday urban life; Cultural history, memory and identity; 2 Cardiff: the making of a city; From Roman times to the coal metropolis of the world; Butetown: a multiethnic working-class community; Post-industrial Cardiff: urban regeneration, waterfront revitalisation and economic restructuring
3 A city in the making: culture and societyCardiff's cultural regeneration process: a profile; Formal culture (venues and events); Civil society; Consumer culture; Public art(s); The 'Doctor Who effect': the development of the culture and creative industries; A city for the eyes: Cardiff, a cosmopolitan tourism destination; Cardiff's cultural identity/ies: shaping a European capital city; Welshness and the 'ABC syndrome': language, culture and 'elective identities'; The emergence of new social and economic identities; Between local distinctiveness and global pressures
Mistakes and missed opportunitiesFuture agenda: a liveable city at the heart of a city-region; Conclusion; References; Index
Notes Print version record
Subject Urban renewal -- Case studies
Deindustrialization -- History -- 20th century -- Case studies
Economic history.
Social conditions.
Urban renewal.
SUBJECT Cardiff (Wales) -- History
Cardiff (Wales) -- Economic conditions
Cardiff (Wales) -- Social conditions
Subject Wales -- Cardiff.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781317068501