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History Research Now Available In Paperback

We're delighted to present a selection of ground-breaking history research new in paperback. Not only are these texts now available at a reduced cost, but you can save a further 20% with discount code PBD20

Urban History

  • Barcelona: An Urban History of Science and Modernity, 1888–1929

    1st Edition

    By Oliver Hochadel, Agustí Nieto-Galan

    The four decades between the two Universal Exhibitions of 1888 and 1929 were formative in the creation of modern Barcelona. Architecture and art blossomed in the work of Antoni Gaudi­ and many others. At the same time, social unrest tore the city apart. Topics such as art nouveau and anarchism…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Cities Beyond Borders

    Comparative and Transnational Approaches to Urban History, 1st Edition

    By Nicolas Kenny, Rebecca Madgin

    Drawing on a body of research covering primarily Europe and the Americas, but stretching also to Asia and Africa, from the mid-eighteenth century to the present, this book explores the methodological and heuristic implications of studying cities in relation to one another. Moving fluidly between…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • The Greening of London, 1920–2000

    1st Edition

    By Matti O. Hannikainen

    The long-term development of public green spaces such as parks, public gardens, and recreation grounds in London during the twentieth century is a curiously neglected subject, despite the fact that various kinds of green spaces cover huge areas in cities in the UK today. This book explores how and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge