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Fantasy City: Pleasure and Profit in the Postmodern Metropolis
This is an analysis of the postindustrial city as a site of entertainment. By discussing examples from a wide variety of venues, including casinos, malls, heritage developments and theme parks, the author traces the rise of urban entertainment at the beginning of this century, its decline after World War II to its renaissance in the 1980s and 1990s. Do such areas of fantas ...more
Hardcover, 239 pages
Published November 11th 1998 by Routledge
(first published 1998)
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