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The power of place : contentious politics in twentieth-century Shanghai and Bombay

Author: Mark W Frazier
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Power of Place Riots, strikes, and protests broke out in the streets of Shanghai and Bombay, renamed Mumbai in 1995, with impressive frequency during the twentieth century. Many of the landmark protests and social movements had close connections with the neighborhoods, workplaces, and civic space of each city. By the late twentieth century, as the political geography of each city changed rapidly with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):
Frazier, Mark W.
Power of place
(DLC) 2019005624
(OCoLC)1076807492
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark W Frazier
ISBN: 9781108698450 110869845X 9781108587761 1108587763
OCLC Number: 1104329192
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 296 pages) : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. Political geographies and contentious ports; 2. Nationalism and urban social movements, 1919; 3. Containing contention through nationalist movements; 4. In search of the socialist-modernist metropolis; 5. The rebellions of 1966; 6. Relocation, de-industrialization, and the politics of compensation in Mumbai; 7. Relocation, de-industrialization, and the politics of compensation in Shanghai; Conclusion.
Responsibility: Mark W. Frazier.

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This comparative history of popular protest in twentieth-century Shanghai and Mumbai examines urban spatial politics - workplace, housing, civic space - and patterns of political conflict. It  Read more...

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