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Beyond the Map : Unruly Enclaves, Ghostly Places, Emerging Lands and Our Search for New Utopias.

Bonnett, Alastair. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9780226513980
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (305 pages)
  • Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2018.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- I. Unruly Islands -- Les Minquiers -- The United States Minor Outlying Islands and The United Micronations Multi-Oceanic Archipelago -- The New Spratly Islands -- Bothnia's Rising Islands -- The Philippines' 534 Discoveries -- Wild Strawberries: Traffic Island -- II. Enclaves and Uncertain Nations -- The Ladin Valleys -- The Eruv at Bondi Beach -- The Ferghana Valley -- The Saharan Sand Wall -- New Russia -- The Sovereign Military Order of Malta -- The Stratford Republic -- III. Utopian Places -- The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant -- Cybertopia -- The New Nomads -- Nek Chand's Rock Garden -- Christiania -- Helsinki Wild Harvest -- City of Helicopters -- City without Ground -- IV. Ghostly Places -- The Phantom Tunnel of Shinjuku Station -- Skywalks -- The Boys Village -- British Graveyard, Shimla -- Dau Movie Set -- Magical London -- Tsunami Stones and Nuclear Markers -- V. Hidden Places -- Garbage City, Cairo -- Off Street View: Hidden Hills and the Slums of Wanathamulla -- Trap Streets -- The Uncharted Congo -- Flat 2, 18 Royston Mains Street, Edinburgh -- Spikescape -- Yulin Underground Naval Base, Hainan Island -- Under Jerusalem -- Doggerland -- The New Arctic -- Conshelf Undersea Station -- Epilogue -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgements -- Index.
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Subject: Geography-Miscellanea..
Curiosities and wonders.
Genre: Electronic books.

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