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City governance in crisis: crown, conseil and municipality in the early religious wars, 1559–74

Elizabeth C. Tingle

in Authority and Society in Nantes during the French Wars of Religion, 1559–98

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719067266
eISBN:
9781781700860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719067266.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The authorities in Nantes watched helplessly as France was engulfed in civil war. The outcome of war was not only a new decisiveness by the crown and the city's elites to assert their authority ... More


Architectures of Air: Media Ecologies of Smart Cities and Pollution1

Jussi Parikka

in Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter Jussi Parikka discusses air pollution and waste as media, data and environmental art created in the contemporary smart city. The way these, otherwise unwanted, elements are sensed and ... More


Lucca 1430–1494: The Reconstruction of an Italian City-Republic

M. E. Bratchel

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204848
eISBN:
9780191676420
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204848.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book provides a scholarly history of Lucca in the 15th century, from the overthrow of the Guinigi despotism to the beginning of the French invasion of Italy. Thoroughly grounded in the archives, ... More


From Hippie to Hip: City Governance and Two Eras of Street Vending in Vancouver, Canada

Amy Hanser

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0007
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

This chapter examines the contrast between street vending and city regulatory responses in Vancouver, Canada during two time periods—the 1970s and the 2010s. The comparison of “hippy” vending in the ... More


London’s future and sustainable city building

Rob Imrie and Loretta Lees

in Sustainable London?: The future of a global city

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781447310594
eISBN:
9781447310624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447310594.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

This chapter provides a brief background on the role of sustainable development in the governance of cities. The first section describes how Mayor Ken Livingstone made the first political advances ... More


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