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What Is a City? offers sensitive and nuanced explorations of the urban approached through themes of nature, mobility, community, and memory. This is a technically adept, keenly observed, and emotionally gripping work, standing at the cutting edge of urban analysis, interpretive method, and geographic conceptualization. - Robert W. Lake, author of Locational Conflict ""What Is a City? is a thematically and conceptually unified collection of essays about New Orleans and also about transcendent urban questions. I like this book."" - Richard Schein, editor of Landscape and Race in the United States

About the Author

Phil Steinberg is an associate professor of geography at Florida State University. He is the author of "The Social Construction of the Ocean" and coauthor of "Managing the Infosphere." Rob Shields is a Henry Marshall Tory Chair in the Departments of Sociology and Art and Design at the University of Alberta. His books include "Places on the Margin" and "Lefebvre, Love and Struggle."

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