We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Yearbook of Transnational History: (2020) by Thomas Adam

The Yearbook of Transnational History is dedicated to disseminating pioneering research in the field of transnational history. This third volume is dedicated to the transnational turn in urban history. It brings together articles that investigate the transnational and transatlantic exchanges of ideas and concepts for urban planning, architecture, and technology that served to modernize cities across East and Central Europe and the United States. This collection includes studies about regionals fairs as centers of knowledge transfer in Eastern Europe, about the transfer of city planning among developing urban centers within the Austro-Hungarian Empire, about the introduction of the Bauhaus into American society, and about the movement for constructing paved roads to connect cities on a global scale. The volume concludes with a historiographical article that discusses the potential of the transnational perspective to urban history.



The articles in this volume highlight the movement of ideas and practices across various cultures and societies and explore the relations, connections, and spaces created by these movements. The articles show that modern cities across the European continent and North America emerged from intensive exchanges of ideas for almost every aspect of modern urban life.

Buy Yearbook of Transnational History: (2020) by Thomas Adam from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781683932727
Format: Hardback
(243mm x 160mm x 24mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press
Publish Date: 22-Sep-2020
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Yearbook of Transnational History: (2020) by Thomas Adam

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Yearbook of Transnational History: (2020) book by Thomas Adam and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.