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By Anne-Marie Broudehoux

Fin de millinaire Beijing -- promoting the chinese language urban -- promoting the prior -- The malling of Wangfujing -- Staging the event-city -- Contested visions : resistance, subversion, and the politics of city Redevelopment -- The making and promoting of Beijing

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Liu Sola, 1994, pp. 123–124. Bauman, 1991; Ledger and Luckhurst, 2000; Maier, 1996. Danchev, 1995. Polanyi, 1944; Bell, 1960; Fukuyama, 1989. Toulmin (1990) contends that if the central topics of the debate about modernity are the political claims of the modern nation-state, the eclipse of national sovereignty will therefore mark the end of modernity. Fukuyama, 1989. Castells, 1996; Harvey, 1989a; Amin, 1994. Harvey, 1989a; Castells, 1997; Featherstone, 1992. Harvey, 1994. Jameson, 1991; Castells, 1996; Debord, 1971.

222 Leach, 1999. Benton, 1995, pp. 36–42. Kostof, 1985, p. 721. Carlson, 1989, p. 22. Selling the Chinese City: Theory and Practice of Urban Image Construction 41 36. Boyer, 1994. 37. Although the architect who designed the new capital at Nanjing was American (Henry Killam Murphy), the selection of the design was nonetheless influenced by the leadership’s proclivities for urban models such as those developed by European dictatorships (Cody, 1996). 38. The idea of political promotion as urban performance was often taken very literally.

9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Lefebvre, 1986. Zukin, Sharon, 1995; Kearns and Philo, 1993. The close link that exists between place and identity stems from the privileged relationship that connects space and society. Henri Lefebvre has demonstrated how space and society are dialectically related, as people and places are reciprocally constitutive of one another. While human actions transform space into experienced places by inscribing meaning into the lived environment, places in turn structure human activities by constraining or enabling social, cultural, political, and economic relations and practices (Lefebvre, 1986).

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