Quel che resta della Vucciria

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Abstract

Local markets born with the city and are often spontaneously concentrated in the central areas playing a key role inthe development of the local economy. The activity that takes place in them is not only material, but also social and cultural.In recent decades a strong decay is observed not only in a part of the historical center of Palermo (Sicily), but also in the relatedsymbols. The aim of this work is to investigate in detail which causes are associated with the decline of one of the most famoushistorical markets in Italy, the Vucciria, so finely described by Leonardo Sciascia, Renato Guttuso and Andrea Camilleri.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)104-112
Number of pages9
JournalGEOTEMA
VolumeVolume unico
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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