New York, Chicago, Los Angeles: America's Global Cities

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New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles -- for all their differences, they are quintessentially American cities. They are also among the handful of cities on the earth that can be called "global." Janet L. Abu-Lughod's book is the first to compare them in an ambitious in-depth study that takes into account each city's unique history, following their development from their earliest days to their current status as players on the global stage. Unlike most other global cities, New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles all quickly grew from ...

New York, Chicago, Los Angeles: America's Global Cities 1999, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816633357

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