“Like any dissidents they were neurotic archivists. Agree, disagree, show no interest in or obsess over their narrative of history, you couldn’t say they didn’t shore it up with footnotes and research.”
– The City & The City
Good work so far, me ol’ China. Though I started it this morning and I’m only 5chapters in, it’s obciously already an intriguing examination of both class and Georg Simmel’s ideas on urbanization.