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The Resource The spirit of cities : why the identity of a city matters in a global age, Daniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit

The spirit of cities : why the identity of a city matters in a global age, Daniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit

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The spirit of cities : why the identity of a city matters in a global age
Title
The spirit of cities
Title remainder
why the identity of a city matters in a global age
Statement of responsibility
Daniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cities shape the lives and outlooks of billions of people, yet they have been overshadowed in contemporary political thought by nation-states, identity groups, and concepts like justice and freedom. The Spirit of Cities revives the classical idea that a city expresses its own distinctive ethos or values. In the ancient world, Athens was synonymous with democracy and Sparta represented military discipline. In this original and engaging book, Daniel Bell and Avner de-Shalit explore how this classical idea can be applied to today's cities, and they explain why philosophy and the social sciences
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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1964-
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Bell, Daniel
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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De-Shalit, Avner
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  • Cities and towns
  • Identity politics
  • Urban policy
  • TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Cities and towns
  • Identity politics
  • Urban policy
Label
The spirit of cities : why the identity of a city matters in a global age, Daniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Preface to the Paperback Edition: The City and Identity; Introduction: Civicism; Jerusalem: The City of Religion; Montreal: The City of Language(s); Singapore: The City of Nation Building; Hong Kong: The City of Materialism; Beijing: The City of Political Power; Oxford: The City of Learning; Berlin: The City of (In)Tolerance; Paris: The City of Romance; New York: The City of Ambition; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn856625684
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299805590
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3dt2p0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856625684
Label
The spirit of cities : why the identity of a city matters in a global age, Daniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Acknowledgments; Preface to the Paperback Edition: The City and Identity; Introduction: Civicism; Jerusalem: The City of Religion; Montreal: The City of Language(s); Singapore: The City of Nation Building; Hong Kong: The City of Materialism; Beijing: The City of Political Power; Oxford: The City of Learning; Berlin: The City of (In)Tolerance; Paris: The City of Romance; New York: The City of Ambition; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn856625684
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781299805590
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3dt2p0
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)856625684

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