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Another global city : historical explorations into the transnational municipal moment, 1850-2000

Author: Pierre-Yves Saunier; Shane Ewen; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
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This collection uses the transnational activities of municipal urban governments to historicize the origins and development of the global city, focusing on how urban problems were addressed with concepts that emerged from the "world in between" nations and cities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)231883835
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre-Yves Saunier; Shane Ewen; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230613812 0230613810
OCLC Number: 314769573
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke, England : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 3, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Description: p. cm.
Contents: In the Precincts of the Global City: The Transnational Network of Municipal Affairs in Mebourne, Australia at the End of the Nineteenth Century / Andrew Brown-May * Mediterranean Connections: The Circulation of Municipal Knowledge and Practices at the Time of the Ottoman Reforms, c. 1830-1910 / Nora Lafi * Pacific Crossings: Transnational Urban Progressivism in the Twentieth Century / Jefferey Hanes* A City in a World of Cities: The Involvement of Lyon in the International Union of Local Authorities (1913-1940) and in Eurocities (1986-2006) / Renaud Payre and Pierre-Yves Saunier * Selling the City-State: Planning and Housing in Singapore, 1945-1990 / Nancy H. Kwak * "Transnational Municipalism" in a Europe of Second Cities: Rebuilding Birmingham with Municipal Networks / Shane Ewen * Mayor Edward I. Koch and New York's Municipal Foreign Policy 1977-1990 / Jonathan Soffer * The Municipal Making of Transnational Networks: A Case Study of Montreal's Twinning with Shanghai / Yon Hsu * Latin American Municipalities in Transnational Networks: Reforming Municipal Government in Rosario (Argentina) and Montevideo (Uruguay) in the 1990s / Silvia Robin and Sebastian Velut * Lost in Translation?: Mapping, Moulding, and Managing the "Transnational Municipal Moment" / Shane Ewen * The Study of Municpal Connections / Marjatta Hietala.
Responsibility: Pierre-Yves Saunier and Shane Ewen.
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