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
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|Size: ||2.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Berghahn Books|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781785332579 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|