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Mot-clé : Extraordinary cities Peter J. Taylor,._x
Source : OpenEdition Books

São Paulo: Big, Bigger, Global? The Development of a Megacity in the Global South

Töpfer, Tobias (29 sept. 2016)

Introduction São Paulo is the biggest city in Brazil and, with its metropolitan region, one of the largest agglomerations worldwide. Economically speaking, being responsible for 12% of the national Brazilian GDP and double the GDP per capita of Brazil, it is the leading national metropolis. However ...

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Source : HAL

Des paysages impossibles : nature, forme et historicité chez W. Wordsworth et S.T. Coleridge

Folliot, Laurent (11 déc. 2010)

It is remarkable that Wordsworth should still be seen as the quintessential nature poet, when his poetry actually marks the demise of a well-established descriptive tradition in 18th-century English literature: depictions of landscape are much shorter and much less frequent in Wordsworth than in any ...

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Source : Erudit

Catherine the Great: Coleridge, Byron, and Erotic Politics on the Eastern Front

Taylor, Anya (2012)

Catherine II of Russia, a glamorous, enlightened Romanticist figure in her own right, enraged both Coleridge and Byron. Coleridge, who reported her bloody campaigns in The Watchman, cursed her cruelty at the battle of Ismail in “Ode on the Departing Year” just as she was dying. Twenty-seven ...

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Source : Erudit

Ontario Municipal Policy Affecting Local Autonomy: A Case Study Involving Windsor and Toronto

Kulisek, Larry et al. (1988)

Entre 1900 et les années 20, période de la première grande expansion urbaine ce sont les municipalités — seules ou d’un commun accord — qui encouragèrent des innovations politiques ainsi que de nouveaux services à leurs habitants. En général, les gouvernements provinciaux n’ ...

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Source : Sciences Po

The sociology of the European Union: an agenda

Favell, Adrian et al. (2000)

We seek to shape an agenda for the growing interest in using sociological approaches to study the European Union (EU). In order to deepen and broaden the Europeanization agenda, the article points to how sociology can help reveal the ‘social bases’ of European integration (i.e. processes of ...

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Source : Revues.org

Edsel Ford: The Businessman as Artist

Dean, John (15 avr. 2011)

This essay’s objective is to examine an overlooked, outstanding example of the businessman as artist, Edsel Bryant Ford. To consider his skill as automobile designer; his forceful, innovative management of advertising and public relations; his adept painting, sculpting and photography; his ...

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Source : Erudit

The "Metropolitan Thesis" and the Writing of Canadian Urban History

Davis, Donald F. (1985)

Cet article traite du concept de Métropolitanisme utilisé par les historiens et les géographes canadiens. L’auteur prétend que, contrairement à la croyance générale, il n’existe pas une seule et unique thèse métropolitaine. Au contraire, il estime que les relations métropole-hinterland ...

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Source : Erudit

Weaving a Modern Plan for Canada's Capital: Jacques Gréber and the 1950 Plan for the National Capital Region

Gordon, David (2001)

The 1950 Plan for the National Capital is one of the most significant documents in Canadian planning history. The plan was the guide for the rapid transformation of Ottawa and Hull from rather dreary industrial towns into an attractive modern capital. Jacques Gréber, a French architect, planner and ...

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Source : HAL

It is raining (somewhere). Expanded version

Recanati, François (2006)

The received view about meteorological predicates like ‘rain' is that they carry an argument slot for a location which can be filled explicitly or implicitly. The view assumes that ‘rain', in the absence of an explicit location, demands that the context provide a specific location. In an earlier ...

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Source : Erudit

Melodrama and the Penitent Woman Tableau in Victorian Culture: From Tennyson to Conrad

Gregory, Melissa Valiska (2012)

This essay investigates an important stock scene of female peril and suffering from Victorian melodrama that I am calling the penitent woman tableau. I argue that this highly iconographic staged moment, where a sexually fallen daughter, fiancée, or wife sinks to her knees in remorse at the sight of ...

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