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Port-Cities and Their Hinterlands

Migration, Trade and Cultural Exchange from the Early Seventeenth-Century to 1939

Port-Cities and Their Hinterlands( )
Editor: Lee, Robert
Series title:Routledge Explorations in Economic History Ser.
Publication Date:Jun 2018
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $160.00
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Port cities played a critical role in urban development, whether in Europe, North America, or the developing world. Even in the pre-industrial period, trade was an important factor which affected the pattern of urban expansion and ports, after capital cities, often registered the greatest growth rates. In fact, maritime commerce was a powerful driving force behind urbanization. But despite the rapid growth of port-cities from the early-modern period onwards, comparatively little...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / Urban
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches

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