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Introduction: Backward and Peripheral? Emerging Cities in Eastern Europe

AuthorsGantner, Eszter; Hein-Kircher, Heidi; Hochadel, Oliver
KeywordsEmerging Cities
Eastern Europe
Urban historiography
Center-periphery dichotomy
Issue Date2018
CitationZeitschrift für Ostmitteleuropa-Forschung (67) : 475-484 (2018)
AbstractMuch of the historical work in recent decades has been devoted to "decentering". Historians of all walks of life have shifted their attention to regions and social groups that are supposedly located at the "margins", be it geographically or socially. The post-colonial critique of a Western vision of the world as it was voiced in anthropology, history, literary criticism and neighboring disciplines has substantially questioned an often tacitly assumed dichotomy of center-periphery relationships. The imperative was, and is, not to reproduce the historical power relations and cultural stereotypes in scholarly work. Analyzing so called emerging cities in Eastern Europe, recent urban historiography makes clear that a look at the micro-level of the cities themselves could help us to move beyond this supposed center-periphery dichotomy. These cities developed their own dynamics and came to have a certain "life of their own", resulting less from the relationship to the imperial center than from a vivid interurban exchange and network. This introduction will hence explain why the category "periphery" in our specific context -emerging cities in Eastern Europe- needs to be seriously questioned.
Publisher version (URL)https://www.zfo-online.de/index.php/zfo/article/view/13625/13367
Identifiersissn: 0948-8294
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