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In the most innovative account of Tokyo's urban sensations since Roland Barthes' 'Empire of Signs', Stephen Barber in Tokyo Vertigo probes the many ways in which Tokyo projects and hides itself, focusing upon its filmic, photographic, and media cultures as well as its extraordinary urban history of destruction and reconfiguration. Dividing his analysis into three parts, Barber first interrogates the disparate urban zones of Tokyo, from the districts of Shinjuku and Shibuya to the desolate peripheries where the megalopolis ...

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Tokyo Vertigo 2011, Solar Books, Los Angeles

ISBN-13: 9780983248026

Paperback

Tokyo Vertigo 2001, Creation Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781840680362

Trade paperback