Port Cities and Global Legacies

Urban Identity, Waterfront Work, and Radicalism
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ISBN-13:
9781137283146
Einband:
eBook
Seiten:
248
Autor:
A. Mah
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
eBook
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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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.
1. Introduction PART I: URBAN IDENTITY 2. Out of the Blue, Into the Black: Representing, Imagining, and Researching Port Cities 3. Reconstructing Port Identities: The Urban Politics of Waterfront Development 4. From Ports of Empire to Capitals of Culture: Museums of Slavery and Colonial History PART II: WATERFRONT WORK 5. Intergenerational Lessons from the Liverpool Dockers' Strike: Rebuilding Solidarity in the Port 6. Precarious Reforms and the Legacy of Struggle: The Dockers of Marseilles-Fos 7. Ruination and Recovery: Keeping the Longshoremen's History in Post-Katrina New Orleans PART III: RADICALISM 8. Radicalism on the Waterfront: Imagining Alternative Futures in Liverpool, Marseille, and New Orleans 9. Conclusion
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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