History: Urban History

  • The Literature of Change: Studies in the Nineteenth Century Provincial Novel book cover

    The Literature of Change

    Studies in the Nineteenth Century Provincial Novel

    By John Lucas

    First published in 1977, this book studies three important nineteenth-century novelists: Mrs Gaskell, William Hale White and Thomas Hardy. They are all provincial novelists who wrote about social change and the attendant problems and pressures this brought with it. Unlike previous critics, who have…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Nineteenth-Century Novel

  • Security in Roman Times: Rome, Italy and the Emperors book cover

    Security in Roman Times

    Rome, Italy and the Emperors

    By Cecilia Ricci

    Using literary, epigraphic, numismatic and iconographic sources this book investigates the safety devices that were in place for the protection of the emperor and the city of Rome in the imperial age. In the aftermath of the civil wars Augustus continued to provide for his physical safety in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean: New Research Directions book cover

    Ancient Urban Planning in the Mediterranean

    New Research Directions

    Edited by Samantha L Martin-Mcauliffe, Daniel M. Millette

    New Directions in Urban Planning in the Ancient Mediterranean assembles the most up-to-date research on the design and construction of ancient cities in the wider Mediterranean. In particular, this edited collection reappraises and sheds light on ’lost’ Classical plans. Whether intentional or not,…

    Hardback – 2017-12-04 
    Routledge

  • The Irish in the Victorian City book cover

    The Irish in the Victorian City

    Edited by Roger Swift, Sheridan Gilley

    First published in 1985, this book explores the social history of the Irish in Britain across a variety of cities, including Bristol, York, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Stockport. With contributions from foremost scholars in the field, it provides a thorough critical study of Irish immigration, in its…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • The Victorian Church in Decline: Archbishop Tait and the Church of England 1868-1882 book cover

    The Victorian Church in Decline

    Archbishop Tait and the Church of England 1868-1882

    By Peter T. Marsh

    First published in 1969, this book studies the years of decline in the Victorian Church between 1868 and 1882. It centres on the Archbishop Tait, who was paradoxically the most powerful Archbishop of Canterbury since the seventeenth century, and follows the policies he pursued, the high church…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Lord and Peasant in Nineteenth Century Britain book cover

    Lord and Peasant in Nineteenth Century Britain

    By Dennis R. Mills

    First published in 1980, this book looks at the social structure of 18th and 19th century rural Britain. It is particularly concerned with the relationship of landlord and peasant in the rural village and examines the open-closed model of English rural social structure in great depth. In doing so,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Conflict and Compromise: Class Formation in English Society 1830-1914 book cover

    Conflict and Compromise

    Class Formation in English Society 1830-1914

    By Dennis Smith

    First published in 1982, this study explores the dynamics of class formation during the vital decades between 1830 and 1914, when a rising urban industrial order was developing in complex interdependence with a declining rural agrarian order. The book follows the divergent paths of two cities -…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Victorian Oxford book cover

    Victorian Oxford

    By W R Ward

    First published in 1965, this book explores Oxford in the Victorian period, providing accounts of the development in the constitutional organisation of the city and the political standing and the studies of the university. Employing a wide range of original material, this work paints a detailed and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World

  • Guilds, Labour and the Urban Body Politic: Fabricating Community in the Southern Netherlands, 1300-1800 book cover

    Guilds, Labour and the Urban Body Politic

    Fabricating Community in the Southern Netherlands, 1300-1800

    By Bert De Munck

    This book presents a new view on the relation between labour and community through a focus on craft guilds. In the Southern Netherlands, occupational guilds were both powerful and governed by manufacturing masters, enabling the latter to imprint their mark upon urban society in an economic,…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • The Ghetto in Global History: 1500 to the Present book cover

    The Ghetto in Global History

    1500 to the Present

    Edited by Wendy Goldman, Joe Trotter

    The Ghetto in Global History explores the stubborn tenacity of ‘the ghetto’ over time. As a concept, policy, and experience, the ghetto has served to maintain social, religious, and racial hierarchies over the past five centuries. Transnational in scope, this book allows readers to draw…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    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 – 2017-10-31 
    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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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