History: Urban History

  • A Guide to European Town Directories: Volume One - Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia. book cover

    A Guide to European Town Directories

    Volume One - Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia., 1st Edition

    By Gareth Shaw, Tim Coles

    First published in 1997, European Directories is a major resource guide for urban historians and historical geographers. It provides a detailed bibliography of all directories published and available in major libraries throughout Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and Scandinavia. In addition,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Motor Transport book cover

    Motor Transport

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Walsh

    Published in 1997, each volume in this new series is a collection of seminal articles on a theme of central importance in the study of transport history, selected from the leading journal in the field. Each contains between ten and a dozen articles selected by a distinguished scholar, as well as an…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978)

    1st Edition

    By Ian H. Adams

    Originally published in 1978, The Making of Urban Scotland traces the evolution of towns from their prehistoric origins to the present day. Most of the material is based on research in Scotland’s archives, housed in the Scottish Record Office. Special emphasis is placed on the causes of economic…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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  • Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981)

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Merriman

    Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change and how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book looks at how this change affected the politics life of France during this period, and…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
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  • Dacca: A Study in Urban History and Development book cover

    Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development, 1st Edition

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia: The Central Industrial Region book cover

    Trading Peasants and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500 book cover

    Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henk Schmal

    Originally published in 1981, Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500 examines urbanisation in Europe since 1500, paying particular attention to the underlying factors which govern the differentiated process of urbanisation. The book goes on to formulate some of the ways in which these factors…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Semi-Detached London: Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39 book cover

    Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1973, Semi-Detached London looks at the great suburban expansion of London between the two world wars. The book covers all aspects of urban history, presenting an authoritative and balanced account of the Great Suburban Age, and the final uninhibited forty years before the…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914 book cover

    Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914

    1st Edition

    By James H. Treble

    First published in 1979, Urban Poverty in Britain 1830-1914 examines the plight of the poor in towns as a direct result of industrialization. This valuable study examines the major causes of poverty – low pay, casual labour, unemployment, sickness, widowhood, large families, old age, drink and…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Signs of Change: Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915 book cover

    Signs of Change

    Urban Iconographies in San Francisco, 1880-1915, 1st Edition

    By Ron Robin

    Originally published in 1990, Signs of Change assess the people of San Francisco according to their own demonstrative standards through the visual symbols. Special attention is devoted to the visual perceptions of immigrants, those whose senses were not smothered by over-familiarity or protracted…

    Paperback – 2020-01-20
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    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Capital Histories: A Bibliographical Study of London book cover

    Capital Histories

    A Bibliographical Study of London, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia L. Garside

    First published in 1998, this book reprints eight articles from The London Journal, covering the history of London from the middle ages to the twentieth century. Each is an extensive bibliographical essay, updated by the individual contributors for this anthology. The book comes with a new…

    Paperback – 2020-01-01
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  • 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, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-17
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