Journals Higher Education




Published: 14 September 2017

244 Pages | 10 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198797562

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Emotional Cities

Debates on Urban Change in Berlin and Cairo, 1860-1910

Joseph Ben Prestel

Emotions in History

  • Provides fresh insights in both urban history and the history of emotions
  • Engages with questions of Eurocentrism, proposing a framework for a global urban history
  • Includes detailed accounts of emotional activities in the two cities
  • Grapples with methodological discussions in the history of emotions and puts theories in this field to work

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