December 25, 2010

How Politics Has Shaped Asia's Megacities

Guy Sorman, City Journal

AP Photo

The character of these rapidly expanding cities reflects less their regions' local traditions than the political conditions under which they have grown.

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TAGGED: Hong Kong, South Korea, China, Seoul, Beijing, Shanghai

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