Preserving the Old City of Damascus (Contemporary Issues in by Faedah Totah

By Faedah Totah

In protecting the outdated urban of Damascus, Totah examines the recent
gentrification of the ancient city middle of the Syrian capital and the ways
during which city house turns into the location for negotiating new fiscal and
social realities. The e-book illustrates how long term population of the historic
region, builders, and executive officers supply from time to time competing
interpretations of city house and its use as they vie for keep an eye on over the
illustration of the historical neighborhoods. according to over years of
ethnographic and archival study, this ebook expands our understanding
of neoliberal urbanism in non-western cities.

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