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Another Global City

Historical Explorations into the Transnational Municipal Moment, 1850–2000

  • Pierre-Yves Saunier
  • Shane Ewen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Pierre-Yves Saunier
    Pages 1-18
  3. Andrew Brown-May
    Pages 19-34
  4. Nora Lafi
    Pages 35-50
  5. Jeffrey Hanes
    Pages 51-68
  6. Renaud Payre, Pierre-Yves Saunier
    Pages 69-84
  7. Nancy H. Kwak
    Pages 85-100
  8. Silvia Robin, Sébastien Velut
    Pages 153-171
  9. Shane Ewen
    Pages 173-184
  10. Marjatta Hietala
    Pages 185-193
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 195-242

About this book


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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Editors and affiliations

  • Pierre-Yves Saunier
    • 1
  • Shane Ewen
    • 2
  1. 1.CNRS/Université de LyonFrance
  2. 2.Leeds Metropolitan UniversityGreat Britain

About the editors

PIERRE-YVES SAUNIER is a chargé de recherches at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France. 
SHANE EWEN is Senior Lecturer in Social and Cultural History at the School of Cultural Studies, Leeds Metropolitan University, UK.

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