By Neil White

ISBN-10: 1442643277

ISBN-13: 9781442643277

Company cities are frequently portrayed as powerless groups, essentially depending on the skin impact of world capital. Neil White demanding situations this interpretation through exploring how those groups have been altered on the neighborhood point via human business enterprise, missteps, and probability. faraway from being homogeneous, those corporation cities are proven to be targeted groups with both specified histories.

Company Towns offers a multi-layered, foreign comparability among the improvement of 2 settlements—the mining group of Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia, and the mill city of nook Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. White pinpoints an important adjustments among the cities' stories by way of contrasting each one region's histories from a variety of perspectives—business, city, labour, civic, and socio-cultural. Company Towns additionally uses a large choice of formerly missed oral background assets and city documents, supplying an illuminating portrait of divergence that defies efforts to impose constitution at the corporation city phenomenon.

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