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Money economy and popular culture in late Ming cities

Richard Von Glahn

Money economy and popular culture in late Ming cities

Wutong as the god of wealth

by Richard Von Glahn

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Published by Institute of Oriental Culture in Tokyo University .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRichard Von Glahn.
SeriesResearch report on urbanism in Islam : Monograph series -- No.15, Research report on urbanism in Islam -- No.15.
ContributionsUniversity of Tokyo. Institute of Oriental Culture.
The Physical Object
Pagination10p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18448514M

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The volume highlights ongoing changes in the political economy of small cities in relation to the field of culture and leisure. Culture and leisure are focal points both to local entrepreneurship and to planning by city governments, which means that these developments are subject to market dynamics as well as to political discourse and action.   Leo Hollis's top 10 books about cities. As I started to research my book on the advantages of urban living, Cities Are Good for You, I found that Author: Leo Hollis.

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