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City squares : eighteen writers on the spirit and significance of squares around the world / [edited by] Catie Marron.

Contributor(s): Marron, Catie [editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Harper, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Edition: First edition.Description: xiii, 287 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062380203 (hardcover); 0062380206 (hardcover).Subject(s): Public spaces -- Social aspects | Plazas -- Social aspects | City planning -- Social aspects | Sociology, UrbanDDC classification: 307.76 CIT.Y
Contents:
Culture : the power of place: Introduction / by Michael Kimmelman ; Maidan-e-Pompa, Kabul : resisting the square / Rory Steward ; Place des Vosges, Paris : a private place / Adam Gopnik ; Red Square, Moscow, Grand Market Square, Kraków : the past is always present / Anne Applebaum ; Squares of Rome and Venice : the shadow of ideas : circles and squares / Zadie Smith ; Djemaa el-Fnaa, Marrkech : engaging with complexity and diversity / David Adjaye -- Geopolitics : strength in numbers: Introduction / David Remnick ; Tahrir Square, Cairo : lost and found in the Square / Jehane Noujaim ; Rabin Square, Tel Aviv : so empty, so loud / Ari Shavit ; Taksim Square, Istanbul : Byzantine, then and now / Elif Shafak ; Tiananmen Square, Beijing : in search of heavenly peace / Evan Osnos ; Euromaidan, Kiev : a place becomes a movement / Chrystia Freeland -- History : influence on humanity: Introduction / George Packer ; Grand Parade, Cape Town : a speech for the ages / Richard Stengel ; Residential squares, London : a meander through splendor and squalor / Andrew Roberts ; Zócalo, Mexico City : on sacred ground / Alma Guillermoprieto ; Harvard Square, Boston : a city changes, its heart endures / Ann Beattie ; The virtual square : Hacker Square / Gillian Tett.
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"With 93 photographs"--Dust jacket.

part one. Culture : the power of place: Introduction / by Michael Kimmelman ; Maidan-e-Pompa, Kabul : resisting the square / Rory Steward ; Place des Vosges, Paris : a private place / Adam Gopnik ; Red Square, Moscow, Grand Market Square, Kraków : the past is always present / Anne Applebaum ; Squares of Rome and Venice : the shadow of ideas : circles and squares / Zadie Smith ; Djemaa el-Fnaa, Marrkech : engaging with complexity and diversity / David Adjaye -- part two. Geopolitics : strength in numbers: Introduction / David Remnick ; Tahrir Square, Cairo : lost and found in the Square / Jehane Noujaim ; Rabin Square, Tel Aviv : so empty, so loud / Ari Shavit ; Taksim Square, Istanbul : Byzantine, then and now / Elif Shafak ; Tiananmen Square, Beijing : in search of heavenly peace / Evan Osnos ; Euromaidan, Kiev : a place becomes a movement / Chrystia Freeland -- part three. History : influence on humanity: Introduction / George Packer ; Grand Parade, Cape Town : a speech for the ages / Richard Stengel ; Residential squares, London : a meander through splendor and squalor / Andrew Roberts ; Zócalo, Mexico City : on sacred ground / Alma Guillermoprieto ; Harvard Square, Boston : a city changes, its heart endures / Ann Beattie ; The virtual square : Hacker Square / Gillian Tett.

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