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Towards cosmopolis

planning for multicultural cities

by Leonie Sandercock

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Published by J. Wiley in Chichester, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning,
  • Pluralism (Social sciences),
  • Multiculturalism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [238]-250) and index.

    StatementLeonie Sandercock ; images by Peter Lysiottis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT166 .S219 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination258 p. :
    Number of Pages258
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL684248M
    ISBN 100471971979, 0471971987
    LC Control Number97031045

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Table of Contents. Preface xi. Introduction 1. 1 Being in the World: A Moving Feast 2 Cosmopolitanism: In Search of Cosmos 3 After Babel: Journeying toward Cosmopolis Now a major motion picture directed by David Cronenberg and starring Robert Pattinson, Cosmopolis is the thirteenth novel by one of America’s most celebrated is an April day in the year and an era is about to end.

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