Shanghai, London and Paris through the looking glass

Lopez-Galviz, Carlos Andres (2016) Shanghai, London and Paris through the looking glass. Mobility and History, 7 (1). pp. 39-49. ISSN 2296-0503

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Abstract

Imagining the future of cities is often an exercise that is based upon the imagining of future transport infrastructure. The article explores this connection historically by drawing parallels between London, Paris and Shanghai since c.1851. It focuses on the role that symbols and mythmaking play in the process of envisioning future transport and future cities. It raises questions about the continuities between contexts that are distant across space and over time and the extent to which such continuities might provide some insights into the many connections between cities, transport and mobilities.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Mobility and History
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ID Code:
77991
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Deposited On:
31 Mar 2016 08:32
Refereed?:
Yes
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Published
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24 Nov 2020 03:54