Cities & Power in the Global Age
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Published by Leicester Univ Pr .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL10531005M
ISBN 100718501225
ISBN 109780718501228

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Praise for The Global Age: “The sunnier, postwar tale frames The Global Age, the second volume of his expertly crafted history of modern Europe he has produced an accessible scholarly synthesis, panoramic in scope and sound in judgmentThe Global Age is a heavy but elegant book.” -- Wall Street Journal “The history of Europe over the last 70 years—as traced /5(10). This brilliant new book by one of Europe's leading social thinkers develops a far-reaching analysis of the social, economic and political transformations of the modern age. For centuries the nation-state has provided the principal framework of power in the modern world and the basis of legitimate domination, but today this is changing/5. 1. Introduction: Cities and power Göran Therborn. 2. Ancient cities and power: the archaeology of urbanism in the Iron Age capitals of northern Mesopotamia James F. Osborne. 3. Hidden and exposed faces of power in Buenos Aires Margarita Gutman. 4. Tshwane and spaces of power in South Africa Alan Mabin. 5.   Cities of Power: The Urban, The National, The Popular, The Global Hardcover – May 2, byAuthor: Goran Therborn.

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