Total Landscape, Theme Parks, Public Space

Total Landscape, Theme Parks, Public Space

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Placing theme parks from the United States, Europe and Asia in a comparative, multidisciplinary framework, this fascinating book argues that these fantasy environments are an extreme example of the totalization of public space. By illuminating the relationship between theme parks and public space, the book offers an insight into the ethos, design and expectations of public space in the twenty-first century.... revenues come from a variety of incentive admissions, such are seasonal passes, group sales, promotional discounts and so on. ... The annual FPI lists prices at 25 theme parks across the United States for parking, posted admission for two adults ... California (Six Flags Magic Mountain, Los Angeles; Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Los Angeles; Six Flags Marine World ... Illinois (Six Flags Great America, Chicago), Kentucky (Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, Louisville), Louisiana (Six Flagsanbsp;...

Title:Total Landscape, Theme Parks, Public Space
Author:Miodrag Mitrasinovic
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2006


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