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Town, global

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Author(s): Rinke, Stefan | Nolte, Hans-Heinrich | Reichmuth, Stefan | Mittag, Achim | Mathias, Regine | Et al.
1. IntroductionDespite the lengthy tradition of research beginning with Max Weber and Georg Simmel, there is still no consensus on what constitutes a town or city in Europe. Given the hyperabundance of settlement forms across the world, the task is simply impossible outside Europe [2]. There is much sense, however, in following Jürgen Osterhammel’s minimal definition: “A ‘town’ is a way of organizing space as a society” [3. 355].Towns and cities formed, each with their own cultures, in almost all regions of the world long before cultural contact (Cultura…
Date: 2022-11-07