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Author Roskam, Cole,
Title Improvised city : architecture and governance in Shanghai, 1843-1937 / Cole Roskam.
Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, [2019]

Author Roskam, Cole,
Subject Architecture and society -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 19th century.
Architecture and society -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 20th century.
Sociology, Urban -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 19th century.
Sociology, Urban -- China -- Shanghai -- History -- 20th century.
Shanghai (China) -- Politics and government -- 19th century.
Shanghai (China) -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 293 pages)
Note "A Samuel and Althea Stroum book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: The Architecture of Extraterritoriality; Chapter 2: Commemoration and the Construction of a Public Sphere; Chapter 3: Building a Shanghai Public; Chapter 4: Regulation, Professionalization, and Race; Chapter 5: Engineering "Face" in an Emergent Chinese Nation-State; Chapter 6: National Architects, National Architecture; Chapter 7: A Contested Municipality; Chapter 8: Exhibiting a Modern Chinese Architecture; Epilogue: A Return to Order; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 23, 2019).
ISBN 9780295744803 (electronic book)
0295744804 (electronic book)
9780295744780 (hardcover alkaline paper)
OCLC # 1057729098
Additional Format Print version: Roskam, Cole. Improvised city. Seattle : University of Washington Press, 2019 9780295744780 (DLC) 2018046903



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