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- DescriptionThis book examines urbanization in Iran and Egypt related to each nation's unique colonial history based on extraction and production of oil in Iran and cultivation of cotton in Egypt for world markets. Using Tehran and Cairo as the two hyper-urbanized cities, Chaichian documents development of divergent patterns of rural-urban migration, urban hierarchies, and employment structures from the early nineteenth century up to the 1970s when a global ecomy based on flexible production of consumer goods started to take shape.
- Author BiographyMohammad A. Chaichian is a professor in the department of sociology at Mount Mercy College.
- Author(s)Mohammad A. Chaichian
- PublisherLexington Books
- Date of Publication28/11/2008
- SubjectSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLexington Books
- Content Notemaps
- Weight499 g
- Width160 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine23 mm
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