Public Speaking in the City

Debating and Shaping the Urban Experience

  • Janet Stewart

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Janet Stewart
    Pages 13-50
  3. Janet Stewart
    Pages 51-86
  4. Janet Stewart
    Pages 87-119
  5. Janet Stewart
    Pages 120-167
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 180-211

About this book


Providing a compelling analysis of debates in and about the modern city, this book draws upon architecture, history, literary studies, new media and sociology to explore the multiple connections between location, speech and the emerging modern metropolis. It concludes by reflecting on public speaking in the construction of the virtual city.


history media New Media sociology

Authors and affiliations

  • Janet Stewart
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AberdeenUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-30416-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-24362-0
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