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Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya: Negotiating Urban Space in Malaysia (ASAA Southeast Asian Publications Series)

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Arguably Southeast Asia's most spectacular city, Kuala Lumpur--widely known as KL--has just celebrated fifty years as the national capital of Malaysia. But KL now has a very different twin in Putrajaya, the country's new administrative capital. Where KL is a diverse, cosmopolitan, multiracial metropolis, Putrajaya fulfills an elitest vision of a Malay-Muslim utopia. KL's m ...more
Paperback, 321 pages
Published August 7th 2008 by Asian Studies Association of Australia in Association with U (first published January 30th 2008)
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Ross King is a professorial fellow (and former Dean) at Melbourne University's Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. Educated as an architect and urban planner, he also studied under Louis Kahn at the University of Pennsylvania, sitting at the feet of such modernis
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