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Beyond the Walled City: Colonial Exclusion in Havana (Hardback)

Guadalupe García

Edité par University of California Press, United States, 2016
ISBN 10: 0520286030 / ISBN 13: 9780520286030
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Titre : Beyond the Walled City: Colonial Exclusion ...

Éditeur : University of California Press, United States

Date d'édition : 2016

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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Language: English . Brand New Book. This is one of the earliest and most important port cities in the New World, Havana quickly became a model for the planning and construction of other colonial cities. Beyond the Walled City tells the story of how Havana was conceived, built, and managed. Examining imperial efforts to police urban space from the late sixteenth century onward, Guadalupe Garcia shows how the production of urban space was explicitly centered on the politics of racial exclusion and social control. Connecting colonial governing practices to broader debates on urbanization, the regulation of public spaces, and the racial dislocation of urban populations, Beyond the Walled City points to the ways in which colonialism is inscribed on modern topographies. N° de réf. du libraire AAH9780520286030

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Synopsis : Once one of the most important port cities in the New World, Havana was a model for the planning and construction of other colonial cities. This book tells the story of how Havana was conceived, built, and managed and explores the relationship between colonial empire and urbanization in the Americas. Guadalupe Garcia shows how the policing of urban life and public space by imperial authorities from the sixteenth century onward was explicitly centered on politics of racial exclusion and social control. She illustrates the importance of colonial ideologies in the production of urban space and the centrality of race and racial exclusion as an organizing ideology of urban life in Havana. Beyond the Walled City connects colonial urban practices to contemporary debates on urbanization, the policing of public spaces, and the urban dislocation of black and ethnic populations across the region.

A propos de l'auteur: Guadalupe Garcia is Assistant Professor of History at Tulane University.

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