'City of the Future' : Built Space, Modernity and Urban Change in Astana Paperback / softback
Part of the Integration and Conflict Studies series
Astana, the capital city of the post-Soviet Kazakhstan, has often been admired for the design and planning of its futuristic cityscape.
This anthropological study of the development of the city focuses on every-day practices, official ideologies and representations alongside the memories and dreams of the city's longstanding residents and recent migrants.
Critically examining a range of approaches to place and space in anthropology, geography and other disciplines, the book argues for an understanding of space as inextricably material-and-imaginary, and unceasingly dynamic - allowing for a plurality of incompatible pasts and futures materialized in spatial form.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 220 pages, 2 tables, 2 maps, 22 figures
- Publisher: Berghahn Books
- Publication Date: 07/09/2018
- Category: Urban communities
- ISBN: 9781789200751
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