Prof. Alan Lessoff (Illinois State University)
June 21, 2018, 4–6 p.m. (c.t.), SB II, 01-531 (Colonel-Kleinmann-Weg 2)
Urban history has long had a strong transnational character, on account of the functions that cities historically have served as nexuses in networks of exchange, information, and human movement. This session considers how the new transnational history, by placing the city at the heart of contemporary globalization, has reinvigorated the transnational and comparative dimensions of U.S. urban history.
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