Port Cities and Global Legacies

Urban Identity, Waterfront Work, and Radicalism

  • Alice Mah

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About this book


Port cities have distinctive global dynamics, with long histories of casual labour, large migrant communities, and international trade networks. This in-depth comparative study examines contradictory global legacies across themes of urban identity, waterfront work and radicalism in key post-industrial port cities worldwide.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Alice Mah
    • 1
  1. 1.University of WarwickUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137283146
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Economics & Finance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44892-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-28314-6
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