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Fluid New York: Cosmopolitan Urbanism and the Green Imagination

May Joseph
Format
Book
Published
Durham : Duke University Press, 2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780822354727, 9780822354604, 0822354608, 0822354721
Contents
  • Water ecology, island city
  • Transoceanic New York, city of rivers
  • The maritime sky of Manhattan
  • Thinking metropolitanism
  • Nomadic urbanism and frugality
  • Nyerere, the Dalai Lama, Gandhi : cultures of frugality
  • Greening hardscape
  • Marathon city, biking boroughs
  • Brooklyn carnival and the sale of dreamland
  • Spirits of the necropolis, planes on the Hudson
  • Governors Island : maritime pasts, ecological futures
  • After Hurricane Sandy
  • Conclusion: toward a praxis of cosmopolitan citizenship.
Description
xii, 248 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-238) and index.
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