History: Urban History

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905 book cover

    Britain in India, 1765-1905

    By Bhaskar Mukhopadhyay

    Seeks to explore the nature of the relationship between Britain and India at the height of imperial expansion. This collection is of interest among academic communities exploring British and Indian history. It is useful for literary, cultural and urban historians working in this area.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

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

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

    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 – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge
    Science, Technology and Culture, 1700-1945

  • Architectures of Festival in Early Modern Europe: Fashioning and Re-fashioning Urban and Courtly Space book cover

    Architectures of Festival in Early Modern Europe

    Fashioning and Re-fashioning Urban and Courtly Space

    Edited by J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge, Pieter Martens, R.L.M. Morris

    This fourth volume in the European Festival Studies, 1450–1700 series breaks with precedent in stemming from a joint conference (Venice, 2013) between the Society for European Festivals Research and the PALATIUM project supported by the European Science Foundation. The volume draws on up-to-date…

    Hardback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • The Fight for Fair Housing: Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act book cover

    The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act

    Edited by Gregory Squires

    The Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed at a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies is to make…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction book cover

    Architecture RePerformed: The Politics of Reconstruction

    By Tino Mager

    First emerging at the beginning of the twentieth century, architectural reconstruction has increasingly become an instrument to visually revive a long bygone past. This book deals with the phenomenon of meticulous reconstruction in architecture. It argues that the politics of reconstruction go far…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy book cover

    Unbuilt Utopian Cities 1460 to 1900: Reconstructing their Architecture and Political Philosophy

    By Tessa Morrison

    Bringing together ten utopian works that mark important points in the history and an evolution in social and political philosophies, this book not only reflects on the texts and their political philosophy and implications, but also, their architecture and how that architecture informs the political…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Business Structure, Business Culture and the Industrial District: The Potteries, c. 1850–1914 book cover

    Business Structure, Business Culture and the Industrial District

    The Potteries, c. 1850–1914

    By Andrew Popp

    This title was first published in 2001: North Staffordshire has been synonymous with the manufacture of pottery for more than 200 years. This book is the first comprehensive business history of the North Staffordshire pottery industry during a critical period in its development, from the nineteenth…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The City and the Railway in Europe book cover

    The City and the Railway in Europe

    By Ralf Roth, Marie-Noëlle Polino

    Title first published in 2003. The advent and development of railways during the nineteenth century not only contributed to industrialisation and urbanisation, but transformed relations of space and time, altering long held perceptions and experiences of distance and geography. The City and the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Suburbanizing the Masses: Public Transport and Urban Development in Historical Perspective book cover

    Suburbanizing the Masses

    Public Transport and Urban Development in Historical Perspective

    By Colin Divall, Winstan Bond

    This title was first published in 2003. Suburbanizing the Masses examines how collective forms of transport have contributed to the spatial and social evolution of towns and cities in various countries since the mid nineteenth century. Divided into two sections, the volume develops first the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Printed Matters: Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in Europe in the Modern Period book cover

    Printed Matters

    Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in Europe in the Modern Period

    By Malcolm Gee, Tim Kirk

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the invention of printing in the mid-fifteenth century the production, distribution and consumption of printed matter have been the principal means through which new ideas and representations have been spread. In recent times cultural historians have…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Governing Cultures: Art Institutions in Victorian London book cover

    Governing Cultures

    Art Institutions in Victorian London

    Edited by Paul Barlow, Colin Trodd

    This title was first published in 2000. London in the nineteenth century saw the founding of the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Whitechapel Art Gallery. Other, less permanent, organisations flourished, among them the British Institution,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of a Policeman: A Social History of a Labour Force in Metropolitan London, 1829–1914 book cover

    The Making of a Policeman

    A Social History of a Labour Force in Metropolitan London, 1829–1914

    By Haia Shpayer-Makov

    This title was first published in 2002. The Making of a Policeman traces the process of consolidation of the Metropolitan Police of London from the establishment of the force in 1829 to the First World War. Not only was this the largest force in the country, policing the biggest city in Europe and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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