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Cities for a Small ContinentInternational Handbook of City Recovery$
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Anne Power

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9781447327523

Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447327523.001.0001

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Lessons from cities in a crowded continent

Lessons from cities in a crowded continent

(p.1) One Lessons from cities in a crowded continent
Cities for a Small Continent

Bruce Katz

Anne Power

Policy Press

This chapter introduces the core idea that Europe is an old and crowded continent of dense, productive cities. They have survived the loss of major industries and adapted. Without these cities, Europe cannot survive. This handbook shows how former industrial cities are uncovering new breakthroughs to a different kind of future. Chapter One sets our framework for understanding Europe’s industrial cities in three phases: growth and decline; recovery and new crises; and an alternative “greener” future.

Keywords:   crowded continent, breakthroughs, industrial cities, recovery, greener future

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