Selling Places: The Marketing and Promotion of Towns and Cities 1850-2000 by Stephen WardSelling Places: The Marketing and Promotion of Towns and Cities 1850-2000 by Stephen Ward

Selling Places: The Marketing and Promotion of Towns and Cities 1850-2000

byStephen WardEditorStephen Ward

Paperback | August 27, 1998

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Selling Placesexplores the fascinating development of the place marketing and promotion over the last 150 years, drawing on examples from Northern America, Britain and continental Europe. The processes involved and the promotional imagery employed are meticulously presented and richly illustrated.
Title:Selling Places: The Marketing and Promotion of Towns and Cities 1850-2000Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.7 inPublished:August 27, 1998Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0419242406

ISBN - 13:9780419242406

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Table of Contents

Foundations and Beginnings. Selling the Resort. Selling the Suburb. Selling the Industrial Town. Selling the Post-Industrial City. Conclusions. Index.

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"Ward's discussion of the slogans and imagery of promotion material is deft and insightful, and he makes good use of the assembled pamphlets, posters, and advertisements.."-"Enterprise and Society "This is an enthusiasts' book, written by an enthusiast for fellow devotees. It has all the hallmarks of the work of an obsessive collector. It is full of exciting discoveries, lovingly recorded and enthusiastically related in detail.."-"Progress in Human Geography, 2000