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

Author: Pierre-Yves Saunier; Shane Ewen
Publisher: New York ; 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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre-Yves Saunier; Shane Ewen
ISBN: 9780230606630 0230606636
OCLC Number: 494075844
Notes: Table des matières.
Le point de vue de l'éditeur.
Informations biographiques sur les auteurs.
Description: 1 vol (X-242 p.) : couv. ill. ; 21 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; A. Brown-May Mediterranean Connections: The Circulation of Municipal Knowledge and Practices at the Time of the Ottoman Reforms, c. 1830-1910; N. Lafi Pacific Crossings: Transnational Urban Progressivism in the Twentieth Century; J. 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); R. Payre and P. Y. Saunier Selling the City-State: Planning and Housing in Singapore, 1945-1990; N. H. Kwak "Transnational Municipalism" in a Europe of Second Cities: Rebuilding Birmingham with Municipal Networks; S. Ewen Mayor Edward I. Koch and New York's Municipal Foreign Policy 1977-1990; J. Soffer The Municipal Making of Transnational Networks: A Case Study of Montreal's Twinning with Shanghai; Y. Hsu Latin American Municipalities in Transnational Networks: Reforming Municipal Government in Rosario (Argentina) and Montevideo (Uruguay) in the 1990s; S. Robin and S. Velut Lost in Translation?: Mapping, Moulding, and Managing the "Transnational Municipal Moment"; S. Ewen The Study of Municpal Connections; M. Hietala
Responsibility: edited by Pierre-Yves Saunier and Shane Ewen.
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