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By Susannah Rickards

In a different tackle the London anthology 33 East positive aspects sixteen fresh brief tales for the full of east London, from Enfield within the north to Bromley within the south. there's an act of heroism in Havering, a haunting in Tower Hamlets, a plan to thwart the renaming of West Ham station in Newham, and a philosophical method of adultery in Lewisham. those are tales of circulation and alter that trap the uniqueness of every borough and the range of London greater than any digital camera. including 33 West, such as tales from Barnet to Croydon, 33 East is an unheard of success. this can be no small feat. this can be London.

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25. For the other groups’ activities in Seoul, see Kim Chin-bong (2000, 110 – 117). 1 After about three years of heated debate, this legacy of the colonial period was finally demolished in 1996. The empirical focus of this chapter is on the diverse historical references of the demolition project, which was intended to restore the “national spirit” through the mobilization of urban rhetoric. Further, I explore the discursive contestation among diverse social groups over the project and the consequential modification of the official narratives of the nation.

In differing from these views, I assume that the recent controversy over the colonial building manifests the disruption of the official nationalist discourse and the reformulation of the national identity, rather than the outcry of the existing colonial sentiments or distorted postcolonial reaction. To examine this, I use some key concepts of cultural geography: the landscape as text and imagery. Yoon (2001) suggests a geographical viewpoint of the building’s demolition based on the concept of landscape as text.

On early colonial Koreans’ alleged lack of “civic morality” as related to hygienic practice, see my discussion of Okita (Henry 2005, 643–653). 20. For the 1912 law, see Taihi chûkai keisatsu hansho batsurei (1920, 293–327). For the 1908 law, see Genkò teikoku keiji hòten (1909, appendix, 11–19). 21. See, for example, Ika ni seba shumika shiuruka (Chòsen oyobi manshû, March 1, 1915, 830). 22. On the place of metropolitan women in the urban centers of the Japanese Empire, see Brooks (2005). 23. Henri Lefebvre, also an analyst of everyday life, made a remarkably similar comment in referring to representational space: “It embraces the loci of passion, of action and of lived situations, and thus immediately implies time ” (1991, 42) (my italics).

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