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Unformatted text preview: Whereas the Copenhagen paper focused on how things where improving economically, Barcelona had problems. The Catalan region was extremely important in terms of Spains economy because of its strategical port location. When Queen Isabella halted all trade to the West Indies in 1492, the region was dealt a hard blow. Edinburgh focused on yet another aspect of a citys economic history. When thinking economy, I generally think of the import and export of goods, but Edinburgh took a different approach with banking. I enjoyed having all very different aspects of economics as it made the views of each city unique because every city is different and requires different things based on its culture, history, and location....
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- Fall '07