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Port Towns and Urban Cultures Conference - 25 to 27 July 2013 - Port Towns and Urban Cultures
The increasing interest in ‘coastal and Atlantic histories’ have drawn historians’ attention to the importance of port towns. The waterfront was the intersection of maritime and urban space and the port town was often a unique site of cultural exchange that both reinforced and challenged local, national and imperial boundaries. The conference, organised by the …