Representing Country in the Creative Postcolonial City

@article{Short2012RepresentingCI,
  title={Representing Country in the Creative Postcolonial City},
  author={John Rennie Short},
  journal={Annals of the Association of American Geographers},
  year={2012},
  volume={102},
  pages={129 - 150}
}
  • John Rennie Short
  • Published 1 January 2012
  • Art
  • Annals of the Association of American Geographers
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