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Globalising cities and their de-globalising hinterlands: Book review

Scott Lavery

Global cities at the ‘core’ of the national economy generate deep and de-stabilising patterns of under-development in the ‘periphery’ Cities have long played a critical role in the development of global capitalism. In renaissance Europe, merchants in Genoa, Venice and Florence extended their power by integrating their urban economies into trade flows emanating from the Orient. During the 19th-century Pax … Continue reading

2 March 2018 by
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A book of brilliant things?

A review of Andy Beckett’s ‘Promised You a Miracle: UK80-82’ On February 16th SPERI is delighted to welcome Andy Beckett of The Guardian, for the Sheffield launch of his new book ‘Promised You a Miracle: UK 80-82’. This event is free of charge and open to all. Book your place here. Stephen Farrall, who will introduce Andy’s book at the … Continue reading

3 February 2016 by
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