Beyond the Metropolis

Beyond the Metropolis

Second Cities and Modern Life in Interwar Japan

eBook - 2013
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In Beyond the Metropolis, Louise Young looks at the emergence of urbanism in the interwar period, a global moment when the material and ideological structures that constitute "the city" took their characteristic modern shape. In Japan, as elsewhere, cities became the staging ground for wide ranging social, cultural, economic, and political transformations. The rise of social problems, the formation of a consumer marketplace, the proliferation of streetcars and streetcar suburbs, and the cascade of investments in urban development reinvented the city as both socio-spatial form and set of.
Publisher: Berkeley :, University of California Press,, 2013
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780520955387
0520955382
9780520275201
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 307 pages) : illustrations

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