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Place and Edge

The Intelligence of Place : Topographies and Poetics

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Boundary (horos) is the primary cause of bodies.That edges belong properly to things is a commonly held view that is as ancient as Socrates, who claimed that an edge is ‘the limit of a solid’. Plato, Meno 76a, in The Collected...

Egypt on Steroids: Luxor Las Vegas and Postmodern Orientalism

Architecture and Tourism : Perception, Performance and Place

Berg, 2004

Book chapter

...Luxor Las Vegas and Postmodern Orientalism At the end of Martin Scorsese's film Casino, Robert De Niro's character, Ace Rothstein, muses over the recent social, political, and economic forces that have transformed casino management...