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Façades: The New Beijing and the Unsettled Ecology of Jia Zhangke’s The World

Jerome Silbergeld

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on The World (2004) a film by Jia Zhangke. The film title refers to World Park, a theme park in Beijing that is a simulacrum of landmarks from around the world. The park offers ... More


A Global Perspective on Parks and Protected Areas

Ernesto C. Enkerlin-Hoeflich and Steven R. Beissinger

in Science, Conservation, and National Parks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226422954
eISBN:
9780226423142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226423142.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter provides a perspective on the state of protected areas around the world. The values that protected areas serve for different communities have evolved greatly over the past century. While ... More


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