Table of contents for On the plaza : the politics of public space and culture / by Setha M. Low.

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Part I: Introduction
Chapter One: Notes from the Field: A Personal Account 
Chapter Two: Public Space and Culture: The Case of the Latin American Plaza 
Part II: Histories 
Chapter Three: The History of the Plaza in San Jose, Costa Rica: The Political Symbolism of Public Space 
Chapter Four: The European History of the Plaza: Power Relations and Architectural Interpretation 
Chapter Five: The Indigenous History of the Plaza: The Contested Terrain of Architectural Representations
Part III: Ethnographies 
Chapter Six: Spatializing Culture
The Social Production and Social Construction of Public Space 
Chapter Seven: Constructing Difference: The Social and Spatial Boundaries of Everyday Life 
Chapter Eight: Public Space and Protest: The Plaza as Art and Commodity 
Part IV: Conversations 
Chapter Nine: The Park and the Plaza in Costa Rican Literature  Imagined Places 
Chapter Ten: Conversations on the Plaza: Remembered Places 
Chapter Eleven: Public Space, Politics, and Democracy
Appendix: Recent Costa Rican Presidents and Their Terms

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Latin America Civilization, Latin America Social life and customs, San Josāe (Costa Rica) Civilization, San Josāe (Costa Rica) Social life and customs, Plazas Latin America History, Plazas Costa Rica San Josāe History