Neo-Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City / Edition 2

Neo-Bohemia: Art and Commerce in the Postindustrial City / Edition 2

by Richard Lloyd
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415870976

ISBN-13: 9780415870979

Pub. Date: 05/17/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Neo-Bohemia brings the study of bohemian culture down to the street level, while maintaining a commitment to understanding broader historical and economic urban contexts. Simultaneously readable and academic, this book anticipates key urban trends at the dawn of the twenty-first century, shedding light on both the nature of contemporary bohemias and the

Overview

Neo-Bohemia brings the study of bohemian culture down to the street level, while maintaining a commitment to understanding broader historical and economic urban contexts. Simultaneously readable and academic, this book anticipates key urban trends at the dawn of the twenty-first century, shedding light on both the nature of contemporary bohemias and the cities that house them. The relevance of understanding the trends it depicts has only increased, especially in light of the current urban crisis puncturing a long period of gentrification and new economy development, putting us on the precipice, perhaps, of the next new bohemia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415870979
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/17/2010
Pages:
328
Sales rank:
1,033,027
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Production and Neighborhood 3. Bohemia 4. Grit as Glamour 5. Living Like an Artist 6. The Celebrity Neighborhood 7 . The Neighborhood in Cultural Production 8 . Making the Scene 9. The Digital Bohemia 10. The Bohemia and the Spirit of Flexibility

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