Fantasy City: Pleasure and Profit in the Postmodern Metropolis (Routledge Research in Cultural and)

Fantasy City: Pleasure and Profit in the Postmodern Metropolis (Routledge Research in Cultural and)

John Hannigan


Fantasy City analyses the post-industrialist urban as a domain of leisure. by way of discussing examples from a large choice of venues, together with casinos, shops, history advancements and subject parks, Hannigan questions city entertainments financial foundations and ancient heritage. He asks even if such components of myth break groups or as a substitute create new groupings of shared identities and studies. The booklet is written in a scholar pleasant method with boxed case experiences for sophistication dialogue.

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