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Cities surround the countryside

urban aesthetics in post-socialist China

by Robin Visser

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham [NC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cities and towns -- China -- History -- 21st century,
  • City and town life -- China -- History -- 21st century,
  • Aesthetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRobin Visser.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHT147.C48 V57 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23945024M
    ISBN 109780822347095, 9780822347286
    LC Control Number2009047828

      A significant number of cities, it must be noted, do not foster any kind of humane conditions, thus explaining why the countryside has been an object of desire. It seems to provide those conditions that sustain the relations between community, nature, home, education, and neighborhood that we are naturally inclined towards as our perfection.   In the countryside usually you can have a garden at a fraction of that price. Having a garden, especially if you have kids, is great. However, that also means that you have to maintain it neighbors. Here it depends. If you live in a row house or a dense area of the countryside you still have neighbors way too close.

    Leave the cities of Alabama behind and explore its scenic countryside. In the north, several hiking trails leave Huntsville and wind into the southwestern tip of the Appalachian Mountains. Climb Cheaha Mountain to reach the highest natural point in the whole state, at an elevation of 2, feet ( meters). Cities Surround the Countryside: Urban Aesthetics in Postsocialist China By Robin Visser. Reviewed by Paul Manfredi (Pacific Lutheran University) Revolution of the Heart: A Genealogy of Love in China, By Haiyan Lee. Reviewed by Charles Laughlin (University of Virginia) Sound and Script in Chinese Diaspora By Jing Tsu.

      Having lived in urban and suburban and even somewhat rural areas, I can name some differences. Cities have more people in a smaller place. Buildings are closer together, so cars aren't usually very necessary because you can walk between places, an.   We have 3 children, the first two born grew up in a city until around 7 then moved to a very rural countryside. Our third was born in the country and has never lived in a city. She is nervous when in a city, she is very shy and not very social abl.


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