Rio de Janeiro : Urban Life through the Eyes of the City
By: Jaguaribe, Beatriz.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.CRESC: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Description: 1 online resource (264 p.).ISBN: 9781135166342.Subject(s): ARCHITECTURE / General | Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Civilization | Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- History | Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Pictorial works | SOCIAL SCIENCE / General | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Rio de Janeiro : Urban Life through the Eyes of the CityDDC classification: 981.53 | 981/.53 LOC classification: F2646.2 .J34 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The eyes of the city; 1 Imagining the "Marvelous City": Spectacle and urban spaces; 2 Modernist ruins: National narratives and architectural forms; 3 The visible and the invisibles: Photography and social imaginaries in Brazil; 4 Carnival crowds: Caught in the crowd; 5 Tropical Babylon: Copacabana and the poetics of nostalgia and decadence; 6 Favelas: Realist aesthetics, consumption, and authorship; 7 Narrating the street: Modernity and decadence; Afterword: The image of the city
""Through artistic imaginaries, media productions, social practices and spatial mappings, this book offers an insightful and original contribution to the understanding of Rio de Janeiro, one of the highly contested urban terrains in the world. Offering a rich diversity of examples extracted from lived experience, iconographic materials, and narratives, it provides innovative and compelling connections between theoretical questions and urban vignettes. Throughout the essays, the specificity of Rio de Janeiro is highlighted but framed in relation to theoretical questions that are relevant to maj
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