A Tale Of Six Cities
Writer and anthropologist Margaret Visser sets out to discover differences and similarities between the countries of Europe.
|01||Space||19980125||From the Ramblas in Barcelona, a look at the extent to which we mould the space of the cities we live in, and how we are moulded by them.|
|02||Talk||19980201||How can different cultures make a stream of words say so much more than they literally mean?|
|03||Breakfast||19980208||What does a country's taste in breakfast reveal about its people? The first meal of the day in Barcelona and Berlin, London and Helsinki.|
|04||Subways||19980215||How a city's subway system and the way it is used reveal a surprising amount about cultural preoccupations.|
|05||Embarrassment||19980222||Which actions and behaviour are considered `beyond the pale' by Europeans, and what does this reveal about their various systems of social control?|
|06 LAST||Shopping||19980301||Attitudes to what you can buy, and at what time of day or night, differ vastly from city to city.|