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Port cities and global legacies : urban identity, waterfront work, and radicalism / Alice Mah.

Author/Creator:
Mah, Alice, author.
Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 241 pages ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
Port cities -- Case studies.
Sociology, Urban.
Urban economics.
Port cities.
Form/Genre:
Case studies.
Contents:
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 Marseille-Fos
7. Ruination and recovery: keeping the longshoremen's histroy in post-Katrina New Orleans
Part III: Radicalism
8. Radicalism on the waterfront: imagining alternative futures in Liverpool, Marseille, and New Orleans
9. Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781137283139
1137283130
OCLC:
881591746