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Ordinary places, extraordinary events : citizenship, democracy and public space in Latin America / edited by Clara Irazábal.

Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 2008.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 254 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Series:
Planning, history, and the environment series.
Planning, history and environment series
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Subjects:
Public spaces -- Political aspects -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Public spaces -- Social aspects -- Latin America -- Case studies.
Cities and towns -- Latin America -- History.
Contents:
Prologue: ordinary places, extraordinary events in Latin America / Clara Irazábal
Citizenship, democracy, and public space in Latin America / Clara Irazábal
Political appropriation of public space: extraordinary events in the Zócalo of Mexico City / Sergio Tamayo and Xóchitl Cruz-Guzmán
Reinventing the void: São Paulo's Museum of Art and public life along Avenida Paulista / Zeuler R. Lima and Vera M. Pallamin
A memorable public space: the plaza of the Central Station in Santiago de Chile / Rodrigo Vidal Rojas and Hans Fox Timmling
Lima's historic centre: old places shaping new social arrangements / Miriam Chion and Wiley Ludeña Urquizo
The Plaza de Bolívar of Bogotá: uniqueness of place, multiplicity of events / Alberto Saldarriaga Roa
Space, revolution and resistance: ordinary places and extraordinary events in Caracas / Clara Irazábal and John Foley
The struggle for urban territories: human rights activists in Buenos Aires / Susana Kaiser
Iconic voids and social identity in a polycentric city: Havana from the nineteenth to the twentieth century / Roberto Segre
Unresolved public expressions of anti-Trujilloism in Santo Domingo / Robert Alexander González.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Irazábal, Clara.
ISBN:
9780415354523 (hbk. : alk. paper)
0415354528 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780203001219 (ebk.)
0203001214 (ebk.)
OCLC:
167505856