The Memory Chalet - Part Three: New York, New York, Edge People Summary & Analysis

Tony Judt
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Part Three: New York, New York, Edge People Summary and Analysis

New York, New York: In this essay, Judt argues what it means for a city to be called a "world city." Shanghai and Beijing, for example, may be some of the most booming cities in the world, but they don't spring to mind when one considers a "world city." In Judt's perspective, there have only been four world cities, or at least four world cities in which he has lived: London, Paris, Vienna, and New York. New York, in particular, had a deep impact on Judt who recollects a typical walk through his neighborhood during which he would encounter a Sikh newsstand, a Hungarian bakery, a Greek diner, a Ukrainian restaurant, Uniate church, Polish grocery, and Jewish deli. This multicultural aspect of world cities is available many...

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