Klaske Havik, Kris Pint, Svava Riesto and Henriette Steiner (eds.). Vademecum – 77 Minor Terms For Writing Urban Places. Nai010 Publishers, 224p. | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 2, Issue 2
  • E-ISSN: 2452-1051



This review discusses the recently published book , edited by Klaske Havik, Kris Pint, Svava Riesto and Henriette Steiner. The book is the product of an interdisciplinary collaboration of 38 authors, and consists of a collection of terms that offer alternative understandings of urban space and places. In the review, I discuss the topic, structure, and relevance of the book, I suggest different ways of reading it, and I connect it with related genealogies in cultural and spatial studies. Overall, the wide geographical and disciplinary spectrum of Vademecum makes it a good read for anyone engaged with the complex object of landscape.


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