The knowledge, understanding, and generalization of what is true of all cities and what is true of one city at a given point in time. ‘It should not surprise us that each and every place is different or even unique in some ways—this is the idiosyncratic nature of place. What begs our attention is why separate places can be very similar in certain respects’ (Nijman (2007) Urb. Geog. 28).
Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.