5 edition of Securing the Spectacular City found in the catalog.
October 28, 2003 by Lexington Books .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||313|
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Gibson Hardcover | Lexington Books | Pub. Date: ISBN: |. Sweeping in its scope, the book seemlessly integrates a wealth of primary research material with theoretical arguments from social theory, cultural geography, and contemporary cultural studies.
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