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Tokyo

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Although it has been commonplace to refer to Tokyo as a new “global city,” ever since Saskia Sassen described it that way in her well-known book on global cities, in fact Tokyo has been a global city for centuries. Like Paris ...

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