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Visser, Robin, 1962-
Cities surround the countryside : urban aesthetics in postsocialist China / Robin Visser
Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010
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 3rd Floor  HT147.C48 V57 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Cities and towns -- China -- History -- 21st century
City and town life -- China -- History -- 21st century
Aesthetics
Physical Description x, 362 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-350) and index
Contents Designing the postsocialist city : urban planning and its discontents -- Theorizing the postsocialist city : cultural politics of urban aesthetics -- Performing the postsocialist city : Beijing identity in art, film, and fiction -- Consuming the postsocialist city : Shanghai identity in art, film, and fiction -- The melancholic urban subject : black snow, private life, breathing, and candy -- Postsocialist urban ethics : modernity and the morality of everyday life -- Conclusion: sustainable Chinese aesthetics

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