The evolving arab city : tradition, modernity and urban development

" The evovlving Arab City" is an excellent addition to the existing literature on Arab cities. It is an engaging read and inavaluable for those who seek a deeper understanding of the massive urban transformations ocurring in Arab cities in the recent decades. As with Elsheshtawy's pre...

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Other Authors: Elsheshtawy, Yasser,
Format: Book
Language: English
Publication: London and New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition: Paperback ed.
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Summary: " The evovlving Arab City" is an excellent addition to the existing literature on Arab cities. It is an engaging read and inavaluable for those who seek a deeper understanding of the massive urban transformations ocurring in Arab cities in the recent decades. As with Elsheshtawy's previous edited collection. "The evolving Arab City" is a substantial and accesible contribution to the scholarship on contemporary Arab cities and provides fascinating critical insight a dynamic and rapidly-changing region (Sarah Moser). "This outstanding collection, written by sophisticated and engaged Arab architects/urbanists, is a stunning sequel to Planning Middle Eastern Cities (2004) Like its predecessor, it does three things: effectively demolishes the monopoly ?orientalists? had over the topic; integrates grounded Arab scholarship with mainstream ?western? critical urban theory; and, by detailing the diverse ways Arab cities are responding to globalization, challenges oversimplified debates on ?The Global City?.
ISBN: 9780415665728
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