Cities in the World-system
This book constitutes an important addition to the literature on cities. By approaching cities from a large-scale and a long-term perspective, the contributors develop a historical explanation of some of the different patterns of development that affected particular cities in their interaction with the world-economy. This historical and holistic perspective represents an improvement over most of urban sociology, where cities or aspects of cities are studied in isolation from all contingent and contextual factors. This book can be used by scholars, graduate, and upper-division undergraduate students of urban history and sociology.
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My suggestion is not that the medieval Muslim cities were embryonic Londons anymore than they were decayed Athens or Romes ; it is only that it might prove useful as we try to uncover the urban life of the medieval Muslim world to ...
Medieval Cities : Their Origins and the Revival of Trade . Translated by Frank D. Halsey . Garden City , N.Y .: Doubleday . Pires , Tomé ( 1967 ) . The Suma Oriental of Tomé Pires : An Account of the East from the Red Sea to Japan ...
See Financiers Banking , 98 , 100-104 ; Amsterdam , 61 ; Baghdad , 8-10 ; London , 5 ; medieval Islamic , 8-10 Banten , 28 Barings , 103 Barr , Alfred H. , 126 Barr , Kenneth , xi , 81 Bashir II , 138 Baudelaire , Charles , 111 Beatniks ...
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