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Town and Country in the Middle East :

Chaichian, Mohammad A.

Town and Country in the Middle East : Iran and Egypt in the Transition to Globalization, 1800-1970 / Mohammad A. Chaichian. - Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, c2009. - viii, 237 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-229) and index.

Introduction -- Comparing Iran and Egypt : theoretical and methodological considerations -- Urban political economy and the search for a theory of dependent urbanization -- Iran and Egypt : comparing the incomparable? -- Dependent urbanization in Iran -- Town and country in pre-capitalist Iran, 1800-1880s -- Development of commercial capitalism and dependent urbanization in Iran, 1880s-1953 -- Dependent urbanization in iran : from the Mossadeq era to the 1979 revolution -- Uneven urban development and hyper-Urbanization in Iran : the case of Tehran -- Dependent urbanization in Egypt -- Urbanization in pre-capitalist Egypt, 1798-1882 -- British colonialism and dependent urbanization in Egypt, 1882-1952 -- Dependent urbanization in post-revolution Egypt, 1952-1970 -- Uneven urban development in Egypt: the case of Cairo -- Divergent paths of dependent urbanization in Iran and Egypt -- Dependent urbanization and development in Iran and Egypt : comparative analysis -- Epilogue : Globalization, the "new world order" and prospects for Iran and Egypt in the region.

9780739126776 (cloth : alk. paper) 0739126776 (cloth : alk. paper) 9780739132203 (electronic : alk. paper) 0739132202 (electronic : alk. paper)

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Cities and towns--History.--Iran
Urbanization--Iran.
Cities and towns--History.--Egypt
Urbanization--Egypt.
Globalization.

HT147.I6 / C45 2009

307.760955 / CHA