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City-state in five cultures

City-state in five cultures

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Published by ABC-Clio, c1981. in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City-states

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index. Bibliography: p. 209-220.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Robert Griffeth and Carol G. Thomas.. --
    ContributionsGriffeth, Robert, Thomas, Carol G., 1938-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 237 p. :
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21007514M

      Culture emerges over the history of a city as a result of the shared experiences of its residents. A city may have more than one culture. For example, a cosmopolitan city can be viewed as a patchwork of super cultures, subcultures and traditional cultures. The following are the basic types of city culture.   The extensively revised and updated second edition of The City Cultures Reader now features fifty generous writings (of which thirty-eight are new) organised into ten parts which explore themes such as: what is a city?; what is culture?; symbolic economies; the culture industry; culture and technologies; everyday lives; contesting identity; boundaries and transgressions; utopias and dystopias; and possible urban s: 2.

    How do cities use culture today? Building on the experience of New York as a culture capital Sharon Zukin shows how three notions of culture - as ethnicity, aesthetic, and marketing tool - are reshaping urban places and conflicts over revitalization. She rejects the idea that cities have either a singular urban culture or many different subcultures to argue that cultures are .   Courts and the complex phenomenon of the courtly society have received intensified interest in academic research over recent decades, however, the field of Islamic court culture has so far been overlooked. This book provides a comparative perspective on the history of courtly culture in Muslim societies from the earliest times to the nineteenth century, and .

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The authors of this multi-volume book are interested in common features of city-states, what factors promote their emergence, and what factors result in their disappearance.

There is a short introduction setting out a reasonable definition of city-states, chapters on Sumerian, Greek, Italian Renaissance, Medieval-Early Modern German-Swiss, and Hausa city-states.4/5(1). The authors of this multi-volume book are interested in common features of city-states, what factors promote their emergence, and what factors result in their disappearance.

There is a short introduction setting out a reasonable definition of city-states, chapters on Sumerian, Greek, Italian Renaissance, Medieval-Early Modern German-Swiss, and Hausa city-states. Sumerian city-states / Song Nai Rhee --The Greek polis / Carol G.

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Thomas. This is the first book to explore cities and urban life from the perspectives of both sociology and cultural theory. Through an interdisciplinary approach and use of case material, the book demonstrates that the 'real' city of physicality and struggle and the 'imagined' city of representations are entwined in the construction of urban by: A Comparative Study of Thirty City-state Cultures: An Investigation Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab Historisk-filosofiske skrifter, ISSN Editor: Mogens Herman Hansen: Contributor: Københavns universitet.

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The book questions received ideas of what constitutes a city's culture through case studies in which different kinds of culture - the arts, cultural institutions and heritage, distinctive ways of life - are seen to be differently used in or affected by the development of particular cities.

She rejects the idea that cities have either a singular urban culture or many different subcultures to argue that cultures Building on the experience of New York as a "culture capital" Sharon Zukin shows how three notions of culture - as ethnicity, aesthetic, and marketing tool - are reshaping urban places and conflicts over revitalization/5(4).

Book Description. Cities are both products of culture, and sites where culture is made and received. By presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and culture.

Book Title: A Comparative Study of Six City state Cultures Author: Copenhagen Polis Centre Publisher: Videnskabernes Selskab Release Date: Pages: ISBN: Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

This book is a statement of Mumford's views on city planning. It begins with a page history of European and American cities, from the Middle Ages through the s: How do cities use culture today.

Building on the experience of New York as a "culture capital" Sharon Zukin shows how three notions of culture - as ethnicity, aesthetic, and marketing tool - are reshaping urban places and conflicts over revitalization.

She rejects the idea that cities have either a singular urban culture or many different subcultures to argue that cultures are 5/5(1). This is a list of fictional city-states in literature.A city-state is a sovereign state that consists of a city and its dependent territories. They have been an important aspect of human society, and historically included famous cities like Athens, Carthage, Rome, and the Italian city-states of the pondingly in literature, there are numerous examples of fictional city-states.

The name was initially given to the political form that crystallized during the classical period of Greek civilization. The city-state’s ancient Greek name, polis, was derived from the citadel (acropolis), which marked its administrative centre; and the territory of the polis was usually fairly -states differed from tribal or national systems in size, exclusiveness, patriotism.

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Student Editions are captivating, student-friendly, and % aligned with the. Author and journalist Colin Woodard identified 11 distinct cultures that have historically divided the US.

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By presenting the very best of classic and contemporary writing on the culture of cities, The City Cultures Reader provides an accessible overview of the diverse material on the interface between cities and culture.city-state culture is the first general, comparative approach to place this crucial feature at the center of attention.

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