Negotiating Urban Space
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Negotiating Urban Space

Urbanization and Late Ming Nanjing
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ISBN-13:
9780674035614
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
02.03.2010
Seiten:
370
Autor:
Si-yen Fei
Gewicht:
704 g
Format:
234x161x31 mm
Serie:
Harvard East Asian Monographs
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Figures, Maps, and Table Introduction: A New Approach to Chinese Urbanism 1. "We Must Be Taxed" 2. To Wall or Not to Wall 3. Imaging Nanjing: A Genealogy 4. Nanjing Through Contemporary Mouths and Ears Conclusion: Toward a New Perspective on Late Imperial Urbanization Appendix: Gu Qiyuan's Fengsu Treatise Notes Works Cited Index
Urbanization was central to development in late imperial China. Yet its impact is heatedly debated. This book argues that this conceptual impasse derives from the fact that the seemingly continuous urban expansion was in fact punctuated by a wide variety of 'dynastic urbanisms'.