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Colonial Cities


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I: Introduction.- 1. Introduction.- 2. Colonial Cities: Global Pivots of Change.- II: Case Studies.- 3. Central America’s Autarkic Colonial Cities (1600–1800).- 4. Zeelandia, A Dutch Colonial City on Formosa (1624–1662).- 5. An Insane Administration and an Unsanitary Town: The Dutch East India Company and Batavia (1619–1799).- 6. Eighteenth-Century Calcutta.- 7. Cape Town (1750–1850): Synthesis in the Dialectic of Continents.- 8. Rio de Janeiro: From Colonial Town to Imperial Capital (1808–1850).- 9. A Caribbean Creole Capital: Kingston, Jamaica (1692–1938).- 10. Algiers: Colonial Metropolis (1830–1961).- 11. Saigon, or the Failure of an Ambition (1858–1945).- 12. Dakar, Ville impériale (1857–1960).- 13. Bombay: From Fishing Village to Colonial Port City (1662–1947).- III: Epilogue.- 14. The Colonial City and the Post-Colonial World.- Notes on the Contributors.

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