The Hieroglyphics of Space: Reading and Experiencing the Modern Metropolis

Curatore: Neil Leach
Anno: 2001
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 312 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 235 x 159 mm
Peso: 794 gr.
  • EAN: 9780415198912
pagabile con 18App pagabile con Carta del Docente

Articolo acquistabile con 18App e Carta del Docente

Approfitta delle promozioni attive su questo prodotto:

€ 112,91

€ 132,83

Risparmi € 19,92 (15%)

Venduto e spedito da IBS

113 punti Premium

Disponibile in 4/5 settimane

Quantità:
Descrizione
'Spatial images', wrote the German cultural theorist, Siegfried Kracauer, 'are the dreams of society. Wherever the hieroglyphics of any spatial image are deciphered, there the basis of social reality presents itself.' But how exactly are these spatial images to be deciphered? Hieroglyphics of Space addresses this question with a series of insightful essays on some of the great metropolitan centres of the world. From political interpretations to gendered analyses, from methods of mapping to filmic representations, and from studies in consumption to economic surveys, the volume offers a range of strategies for reading and experiencing the modern metropolis.