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Other Global City

Taylor and Francis,
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What is a Global City? Who authorizes the World Class City? This edited volume interrogates the "e;global cities"e; literature, which views the city as a shimmering, financial "e;global network."e; Through a historical-ethnographic exploration of inter-ethnic relations in the "e;other global"e; cities of Cairo, Beirut, Istanbul, Bukhara, Lhasa, Delhi, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo, the well-known contributors highlight cartographies of the Other Global City. The volume contends that thinking about the city in the longue duree and as part of a topography of interconnected regions contests both imperial and nationalist ways of reading cities that have occasioned the many and particularly violent territorial partitions in Asia and the world.


Titel: Other Global City
Aus der Reihe: Routledge Advances in Geography

ISBN/EAN: 9780203887653

Seitenzahl: 258
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
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