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Cities surround the countryside : urban aesthetics in postsocialist China / Robin Visser
Bib ID 4853666
Format BookBook
Author
Visser, Robin, 1962-
 
Description Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2010 
x, 362 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9780822347095
0822347091
9780822347286
0822347288
Full contents
  • Designing the postsocialist city : urban planning and its discontents
  • Theorizing the postsocialist city : cultural politics of urban aesthetics
  • Performing the postsocialist city : Beijing identity in art, film, and fiction
  • Consuming the postsocialist city : Shanghai identity in art, film, and fiction
  • The melancholic urban subject : black snow, private life, breathing, and candy
  • Postsocialist urban ethics : modernity and the morality of everyday life
  • Conclusion: sustainable Chinese aesthetics.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [329]-350) and index.

Subjects Cities and towns -- China -- History -- 21st century.  |  City and town life -- China -- History -- 21st century.  |  Aesthetics.

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