Another Global City: Historical Explorations into the Transnational Municipal Moment, 1850-2000

Hardcover | July 15, 2008

byPierre-Yves Saunier, Shane Ewen

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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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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.

Pierre-Yves Saunier is a chargé de recherches at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Shane Ewen is Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural History at the School of Cultural Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.55 × 5.62 × 0.74 inPublished:July 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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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