The Disappearing Asian City: Protecting Asias Urban Heritage in a Globalizing World

Hardcover | September 1, 2001

EditorWilliam S. Logan

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The Disappearing Asian City is a comparative study of urban heritage attitudes, threats, planning policies, and practices in a selection of fourteen Asian cities. It focuses on the theme of the steady erosion of what many Asian and Western commentators have regarded as the quintessential'Asian' qualities of those cities, particularly in terms of their built form under the impact of current processes of rapid economic and cultural globalization.

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The Disappearing Asian City is a comparative study of urban heritage attitudes, threats, planning policies, and practices in a selection of fourteen Asian cities. It focuses on the theme of the steady erosion of what many Asian and Western commentators have regarded as the quintessential'Asian' qualities of those cities, particularly i...

William Logan is at Deakin University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:308 pages, 9.61 × 7.48 × 0.86 inPublished:September 1, 2001Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195921054

ISBN - 13:9780195921052

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