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Virtual Geographies by Mike Crang
Book DescriptionThis book examines the interrelationship between telecommunications and tourism in shaping the nature of space, place and the urban at the end of the twentieth century. They discuss how these agents are instrumental in the production of homogenous world-spaces, and how htese, in turn, presuppose new kinds of political and cultural identity. Virtual Geographies explores how new communication technologies are being used to produce new geographies and new types of space. Leading contributors from a wide range of disciplines including geography, sociology, philosophy and literature: * investigate how visions of cyberspace have been constructed * offer a critical assessment of the status of virtual environments and geographies * explore how virtual environments reshape the way we think and write about the world. This book sets recent technological developments in a historical and geographical perspective to offer a clearer view of the new vistas ahead.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415168274
(234mm x 156mm x 23mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Virtual Geographies, Paperback (March 1999)» View all books by Mike Crang
Exploring the possibilities and dangers brought by the revolution in communication technologies, this text outlines how these technologies are being used to produce new geographies and new types of space.
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