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Passages: explorations of the contemporary city

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Passages: explorations of the contemporary city
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Publisher: University of Calgary Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1552381412
ISBN-13: 9781552381410
Number of pages: 162

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Informed by the work of writers such as Henri Lefebvre, Paul Ricouer and Michel de Certeau, this collection of essays examines through multiple lenses eight topics related to the contemporary urban domain. The author employs powerful geographic and literary concepts such as space, narrative, and metaphor to interpret the often bewildering complexity of the post-modern city.

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