What is it about?

the book is articulated as a collection of essays and studies produced by teams of Italian and Chinese academics and researchers about Chinese new towns.

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Why is it important?

Among the abundant literature and incessant additional scholarly works describing and explaining the achievements and the challenges faced by urban China, this book is a timely and valuable contribution to the research about one of the fundamental tools in this enormous urbanization process: the new town.


A strong intellectual approach and discursive, critical and rich narrative highlighting several hidden aspects of the reality of the new town made in China.

Dr. Raffaele Pernice
University of New South Wales

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This page is a summary of: Book Reviews, Town Planning Review, September 2020, Liverpool University Press,
DOI: 10.3828/tpr.2020.32.
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