History: Urban History

  • History, Memory and Public Life: The Past in the Present book cover

    History, Memory and Public Life

    The Past in the Present

    Edited by Adam Sutcliffe, Anna Maerker, Simon Sleight

    History, Memory and Public Life introduces readers to key themes in the study of historical memory and its significance by considering the role of historical expertise and understanding in public life today. Divided into two parts, the book addresses both the theoretical and applied aspects of…

    Paperback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Occasions of State: Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power book cover

    Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    The motivations for the staging of festivals in early modern Europe were often complex and multi-faceted. In addition to their role as entertainment spectacles, they were important vehicles for the display of political and military superiority. 'Entries' in to cities were particularly strong…

    Hardback – 2018-07-15 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks: Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past book cover

    Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past

    By Wayde Brown

    The reconstruction of landmarks is as old as the heritage conservation movement itself, yet Reconstructing Historic Landmarks is the first book to fully explore the role played by landmark reconstructions within the heritage conservation movement. As interest in heritage continues to…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States book cover

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original essays underscore the vast range of identities,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture book cover

    Berthold Lubetkin’s Highpoint II and the Jewish Contribution to Modern English Architecture

    By Deborah Lewittes

    In 1935, the Russian-born Jewish architect Berthold Lubetkin and his firm Tecton designed Highpoint, a block of flats in London which Le Corbusier called ‘revolutionary’. Three years later, Lubetkin completed a companion design. Yet Highpoint II felt very different and the sense that the ideals of…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • Health and Welfare in St. Petersburg, 1900–1941: Protecting the Collective book cover

    Health and Welfare in St. Petersburg, 1900–1941

    Protecting the Collective

    By Christopher Williams

    In the first book to chart late Imperial and Soviet health policy and its impact on the health of the collective in Russia’s former capital and second "regime" city, Christopher Williams argues that in pre-revolutionary St. Petersburg radical sections of the medical profession and the Bolsheviks…

    Hardback – 2018-05-24 
    Routledge
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Windows Upon Planning History book cover

    Windows Upon Planning History

    By Karl Friedhelm Fischer, Uwe Altrock

    Windows Upon Planning History delves into a wide range of perspectives on urbanism from Europe, Australia and the USA to investigate the effects of changing perceptions and different ways of seeing cities and urban regions. Fischer, Altrock and a team of 13 distinguished authors examine how and why…

    Hardback – 2018-05-07 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

  • Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City: Creative Retreat book cover

    Contemporary Artists Working Outside the City

    Creative Retreat

    By Sarah Lowndes

    This book reflects on the motivations of creative practitioners who have moved out of cities from the mid-1960s onwards to establish creative homesteads. The book focuses on desert exile painter Agnes Martin, radical filmmaker and gardener Derek Jarman, and iconoclastic conceptual artist Chris…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • An Urban History of The Plague: Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650 book cover

    An Urban History of The Plague

    Socio-Economic, Political and Medical Impacts in a Scottish Community, 1500–1650

    By Karen Jillings

    As a medical, economic, spiritual and demographic crisis, plague affected practically every aspect of an early modern community whether on a local, regional or national scale. Its study therefore affords opportunities for the reassessment of many aspects of the pre-modern world. This book examines…

    Hardback – 2018-04-27 
    Routledge
    Perspectives in Economic and Social History

  • Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity book cover

    Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity

    Edited by Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, Richard Dennis, Deryck W. Holdsworth

    ‘Hurry’ is an intrinsic component of modernity. It exists not only in tandem with modern constructions of mobility, speed, rhythm, and time-space compression, but also with infrastructures, technologies, practices, and emotions associated with the experience of the ‘mobilizing modern’. ‘Hurry’ is…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present book cover

    The Restless City

    A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Joanne Reitano

    The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present is a brief, insightful and lively history of the peoples, events and interactions that have formed New York City. Weaving together the shifting currents of economic, political, social, and cultural life, Joanne…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05 
    Routledge

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