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"With over half the world's population now living in cities, urbanization is one of the defining features of the contemporary world, and urban history--the study of the processes and consequences of urbanization--is one of the most dynamic fields of modern and contemporary history. This collection will provide an expert overview of the field of urban history and a representative synthesis of past and current scholarship in urban history. The articles selected will explore key debates and conceptual issues in urban history from a global perspective highlighting the benefits of comparative historical research and of interdisciplinary approaches drawn from the humanities and social sciences"--Provided by publisher.
Series Title: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Street Date: March 31, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-18-3492
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