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Miami: City of the Future

T. D. Allman
Format
Book
Published
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2013.
Edition
Rev. ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780813049236 (alk. paper), 0813049237 (alk. paper)
Summary
This book takes the reader on a tour of Miami, through micro and macro views of the people, cultures, politics, neighborhoods, money, and even insects that comprise the variety of the city.
Contents
  • Prologue: An Aleph of a metropolis
  • Part I: "Miami Vice"
  • Prime time
  • In the pink
  • Stayin' alive
  • Sonny Crockett and the Suniland Shoot-Out
  • Part II: City of the Future
  • Golems
  • Cardboard waves
  • Elsewhere destinies
  • Oolite
  • Circumspice
  • The city of tomorrow
  • The mouse, the moon and the toilet seat
  • Part III: The Americanization of Miami
  • The shark in the water
  • Years of destiny
  • Fantasy's child
  • The Americanization of Rosario
  • Only in America
  • Epilogue: Good-bye Miami.
Description
xviii, 431 p. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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