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The spirit of cities why the identity of a city matters in a global age by Daniel Bell

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social aspects,
  • Cities and towns,
  • Identity politics,
  • Urban policy

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Edition Notes

StatementDaniel A. Bell and Avner de-Shalit
ContributionsDe-Shalit, Avner
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT151
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 347 pages
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27205866M
ISBN 100691159696
ISBN 109780691159690
OCLC/WorldCa862068839

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The Spirit of Cities is unreservedly impressionistic. Combining strolling and storytelling with cutting-edge theory, the book encourages debate and opens up new avenues of inquiry in philosophy and the social sciences. It is a must-read for lovers of cities everywhere. The Spirit of Cities is unreservedly impressionistic. Combining strolling and storytelling with cutting-edge theory, the book encourages debate and opens up new avenues of inquiry in philosophy and the social sciences. It is a must-read for lovers of cities by:   The Spirit of Cities is unreservedly impressionistic. Combining strolling and storytelling with cutting-edge theory, the book encourages debate and opens up new avenues of inquiry in philosophy and the social sciences. It is a must-read for lovers of cities everywhere. The Spirit of Cities is unreservedly impressionistic. Combining strolling and storytelling with cutting-edge theory, the book encourages debate and opens up new avenues of inquiry in philosophy and the social sciences. It is a must-read for lovers of cities : Princeton University Press.

The Spirit of Cities Book Description: Cities shape the lives and outlooks of billions of people, yet they have been overshadowed in contemporary political thought by nation-states, identity groups, and concepts like justice and freedom. "In a field saturated with superficial rankings and business surveys, The Spirit of Cities represents the triumph of the aesthetic over the commercial. By walking and living in the world's capitals -- a novel and admirable methodology that proves more revealing than any theory -- Bell and de-Shalit untangle the riddles of our most intriguing 6/10(12). In these essays five leading American theologians delve deeply into the contemporary spiritual geographies of five cities, capturing, through a mix of personal and historical narrative, political analysis, and theological rumination, a sense of this new sacred space and the spirit aborning there.5/5(3). The spirit of cities: why the identity of a city matters in a global age Daniel Bell, Avner De-Shalit '' How the ethos of each city is expressed in political, cultural, and economic life, and also how pride in a city's ethos can oppose the homogenizing tendencies of globalization and curb the excesses of nationalism''- .

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