Port Cities : Comparative Perspectives on Urban Stability and Public Safety (18th-21st centuries)

12e conférence internationale d’Histoire Urbaine, European Association of Urban History, Lisbonne, 3-6 septembre 2014.
Session M 44.

The coming of globalization was centrally anchored in the increased mobility of goods, people and ideas. Port cities were thus transformed in crucial hubs in this mobility age. Because of the heterogeneous social and cultural landscape associated with commerce and transport, port cities became increasingly known as insecure places. Continuer la lecture de Port Cities : Comparative Perspectives on Urban Stability and Public Safety (18th-21st centuries)