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The City as Power: Urban Space, Place, and National Identity

edited by Alexander C. Diener (University of Kansas), Joshua Hagen (Northern State University)
Format
Book
Published
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Language
English
ISBN
9781538118252, 1538118254, 9781538118269, 1538118262
Summary
"This interdisciplinary book considers national identity through the lens of urban spaces"--Publisher website.
Contents
  • Part I. Remembering and forgetting
  • Creating a place for the nation in Dublin : the Republic of Ireland's Garden of Remembrance / Kara E. Dempsey
  • Making a wrong turn in Tokyo : Yasukuni Shrine and the "empty center" of contemporary Japanese nationalism / Ronald Davidson
  • The city, memory, and ideology in Ulaanbaatar : inscribing memory and ideology in postsocialist Mongolia / Orhon Myadar
  • Ankara's forest farm and the Turkish Nation : modern narratives of agriculture, identity, and contestation / Kyle T. Evered ; Emine Ö. Evered
  • A usable past in Tashkent : public culture, eidolons, and "Uzbekenss" in independent Uzbekistan / Reuel R. Hanks
  • Part II. "Other" identities and counternarratives
  • Remembering Rio : from the Imperial Palace to the African Heritage Circuit / Brian J. Godfrey
  • The cityscapes of Lusaka and Mongu : narrating national symbolism in Zambia / Garth A. Myers ; Angela G. Subulwa
  • Rewriting the national past in contemporary Budapest : populism in action / Emilia Palonen
  • Urban national politics in the United States : #BlackLivesMatter and the challenges to normative national identity / Joshua F.J. Inwood
  • From precolonial to postcolonial African cities : identity formation, social change, and conflict / Bill Freund
  • Part III. National identity amid globalization
  • National day celebrations in Doha and Abu Dhabi : cars and semiotic landscapes in the Gulf / Natalie Koch
  • With or without Chinese characteristics in Beijing, Wuhan, and Shenzhen : navigating antiquity and modernism in socialist China's urban space / James DeShaw Rae
  • From "rural" to "urban" India : transforming a nation's identity through serial urban renewals / Diganta Das ; Bikramaditya K. Choudhary
  • Ethno- and religio-nationalism in Putrajaya, Taman Tamadun Islam, and Kota Iskandar : Malay(sian) national identity in contemporary urban megaprojects / Sarah Moser
  • The city as crucible : urban space, place, and national identity into the twenty-first century / Alexander C. Diener ; Joshua Hagen.
Description
xi, 313 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-293) and index.
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