Place Memory and the City: Inner City Regeneration Utilizing Nostalgia for the Modern Historic Landscape in Shanghai

  • Author: Jieun Han
  • Publication Date: May / 2014
  • Publisher: SNUPRESS

『 Place Memory and the City』 talks about the Paris of the East, the central city of East Asian economics and culture, which still remains the biggest city in China – Shanghai. While dealing with the city’s place memory cumulated from over a hundred years of historical experience, the book offers an explanation to how Shanghai’s modern historical landscape that is related to colonial memory became the resource for today’s urban regeneration.