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  • Geography, The Media and Popular Culture

    Edited by Jacquelin Burgess, John R Gold

    In this book, originally published in 1985, British and North American geographers present original and challenging viewpoints on the media. The essays deal with a diverse content, ranging from the presentation of news to the nature of television programming and from rock music lyrics to film…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography

  • Olympic Cities

    City Agendas, Planning, and the World’s Games, 1896 – 2020, 3rd Edition

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    The first edition of Olympic Cities, published in 2007, provided a pioneering overview of the changing relationship between cities and the modern Olympic Games. This substantially revised and enlarged third edition builds on the success of its predecessors. The first of its three parts provides…

    Paperback – 2016-07-11
    Routledge
    Planning, History and Environment Series

  • The Making of Olympic Cities

    Edited by John R. Gold, Margaret M. Gold

    In the first forty or so years following its revival at the end of the nineteenth century, the burdens placed on cities hosting a modern Olympic Games were relatively modest. However, as the Games have grown in size and stature, morphing from a small-scale summer festival into an intensively…

    Hardback – 2012-06-19
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Urban Studies

  • The Practice of Modernism

    Modern Architects and Urban Transformation, 1954–1972

    By John R. Gold

    In this sequel to his widely-acclaimed book The Experience of Modernism (1997), John Gold continues his detailed enquiry into the Modern Movement's involvement in urban planning and city design. Making extensive use of information gained from hours of in-depth interviews with architects of the…

    Paperback – 2007-06-14
    Routledge

  • Cities of Culture

    Staging International Festivals and the Urban Agenda, 1851–2000

    By John R. Gold

    City authorities in recent years have competed vigorously to gain the right to host international festivals. In doing so they are heirs to a long tradition, since cities have always served as a natural location for festivals and fairs, providing settings on a scale impossible elsewhere. Cities of…

    Hardback – 2004-12-22
    Routledge

  • Representing the Environment

    By John R. Gold, George Revill

    The development of the environmental movement has relied heavily upon written and visual imagery. Representing the Environment offers an introductory guide to representations of the environment found in the media, literature, art and everyday life encounters. Featuring case studies from Europe, the…

    Paperback – 2004-07-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environment and Society Texts

  • Landscapes of Defence

    By John R. Gold, George Revill

    This is a key text on the very topical themes of power, defence and space.  Landscapes of Defence is an exciting collection of theoretical and empirical material from very well known contributors, desiged to help students understand how landscapes of defence fit in with some of the broader…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
    Routledge

  • The Experience of Modernism

    Modern Architects and the Future City, 1928-53

    By John R. Gold

    Making extensive use of information gained from in-depth interviews with architects active in the period between 1928-1953, the author provides a sympathetic understanding of the Modern Movement's architectural role in reshaping the fabric and structure of British metropolitan cities in the…

    Paperback – 1997-11-27
    Taylor & Francis

  • Imagining Scotland

    Tradition, Representation and Promotion in Scottish Tourism Since 1750

    By John R. Gold

    Every year, thousands of tourists are drawn to Scotland by images of pipers and fairy-tale castles, Highland games and haggis, misty glens and heather, and, despite widespread disparagement, that imagery is still as carefully nurtured by indigenous tourist agencies as by the international tourist…

    Hardback – 1995-11-16
    Routledge

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