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By Shail Mayaram

What is a world urban? Who authorizes the World type urban? This edited quantity interrogates the "global towns" literature, which perspectives the town as a shimmering, monetary "global network." via a historical-ethnographic exploration of inter-ethnic family within the "other international" towns of Cairo, Beirut, Istanbul, Bukhara, Lhasa, Delhi, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo, the well known participants spotlight cartographies of the different international urban. the amount contends that considering the town within the longue duree and as a part of a topography of interconnected areas contests either imperial and nationalist methods of interpreting towns that experience occasioned the numerous and especially violent territorial walls in Asia and the area.

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