Table of Contents
   Map: Arrival Cities And their Villagesp. vii
   Preface: The Place Where Everything Changesp. 1
   On the Edge of the Cityp. 5
      Liu Gong Li, Chinap. 5
      Tower Hamlets, London, U.K.p. 27
   Outside In: The Lives of the New Cityp. 37
      Kolhewadi, Ratnagiri, Indiap. 37
      Kamrangirchar, Dhaka, Bangladeshp. 48
      Shenzhen, Chinap. 58
      Kibera, Nairobi, Kenyap. 63
      Santa Marta, Rio de Janeiro, Brazilp. 69
   Arriving at the Top of the Pyramidp. 76
      Los Angeles, Californiap. 76
      Herndon, Virginia, and Wheaton, Marylandp. 94
   The Urbanization of the Vaillagep. 101
      Tatary, Poland
      Shuilin, Sichuan, Chinap. 108
      Dorli, Maharashtra, Indiap. 114
      Biswanath, Sylhet, Bangladeshp. 120
   The First Great Migration: How The West Arrivedp. 130
      Paris"p. 130
      Londonp. 146
      Toronto and Chicagop. 156
   TheDeath and Life of a Great Arrival Cityp. 161
      Istanbulp. 161
   When the Margins Explodep. 197
      Emamzadeh 'Isa, Tehranp. 197
      Petare, Caracasp. 212
      Mulund, Mumbaip. 218
   The New City Confronts the Old Worldp. 229
      Les Pyramides, Evry, Francep. 229
      Kreuzberg, Berlinp. 241
      Parla, Spainp. 253
   Arrival's End:Mud Floor to Middle Classp. 261
      Jardim Angela, Sao Paulo, Brazilp. 261
      Mumbaip. 281
   Arriving In Stylep. 289
      Slotervaart, Amsterdamp. 289
      Karail, Dhaka, Bangladeshp. 301
      Thomcliffe Park, Torontop. 311
   Afterword: The Arrival City Revolutionsp. 325
   Notesp. 335
   Acknowledgmentsp. 355
   Indexp. 357