History: Urban History

  • Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States book cover

    Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Randall F. Mason, Max Page

    In this volume, some of the leading figures in the field have been brought together to write on the roots of the historic preservation movement in the United States, ranging from New York to Santa Fe, Charleston to Chicago. Giving Preservation a History explores the long history of historic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Plague in the Early Modern World: A Documentary History book cover

    Plague in the Early Modern World

    A Documentary History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dean Phillip Bell

    Plague in the Early Modern World presents a broad range of primary source materials from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, China, India, and North America that explore the nature and impact of plague and disease in the early modern world. During the early modern period frequent and recurring…

    Paperback – 2019-01-18
    Routledge

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

    History, Memory and Public Life

    The Past in the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anna Maerker, Simon Sleight, Adam Sutcliffe

    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 contemporary public reflection on the past. Divided into two parts, the book addresses both the theoretical…

    Paperback – 2018-07-04
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2018-03-07
    Routledge

  • America's Urban History book cover

    America's Urban History

    1st Edition

    By Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven Hunt Corey

    The history of the American city is, in many ways, the history of the United States. Although rural traditions have also left their impact on the country, cities and urban living have been vital components of America for centuries, and an understanding of the urban experience is essential to…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of American Urban Society book cover

    The Evolution of American Urban Society

    8th Edition

    By Howard P. Chudacoff, Judith Smith, Peter Baldwin

     This interesting and informative book shows how different groups of urban residents with different social, economic, and political power cope with the urban environment, struggle to make a living, participate in communal institutions, and influence the direction of cities and urban life. An…

    Paperback – 2014-07-07
    Routledge

  • Urbanization and the Pacific World, 1500–1900 book cover

    Urbanization and the Pacific World, 1500–1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lionel Frost

    Between 1500 and 1900 there was a constant growth in the numbers of large cities and networks of smaller towns throughout the Pacific world in which traders and primary producers did business. The essays in Urbanization and the Pacific World explore the increasingly complex economic relationships…

    Hardback – 2005-03-24
    Routledge
    The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900

  • Giving Preservation a History: Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States book cover

    Giving Preservation a History

    Histories of Historic Preservation in the United States, 1st Edition

    Edited by Randall F. Mason, Max Page

    In this volume, some of the best figures in the field have come together to write on preservation movements across the country, from New York to Atlanta to Santa Fe and others. Giving Preservation a History also touches on the European roots of the historic preservation movement; on how…

    Paperback – 2003-12-05
    Routledge

  • London 1849: A Victorian Murder Story book cover

    London 1849

    A Victorian Murder Story, 1st Edition

    By Michael Alpert

    London 1849: the city is filthy, plagued, criminal and filling up with refugees from the Irish Famine and the revolutionary wars on the continent...but it is on the brink of reform as stations are built, rioters pardoned and the Great Exhibition planned. The heaving city is the backdrop for the…

    Paperback – 2003-12-04
    Routledge

  • The Later Medieval City: 1300-1500 book cover

    The Later Medieval City

    1300-1500, 1st Edition

    By David Nicholas

    The Later Medieval City, 1300-1500, the second part of David Nicholas's ambitious two-volume study of cities and city life in the Middle Ages, fully lives up to its splendid precursor, The Growth of the Medieval City. (Like that volume it is fully self-sufficient, though many readers will want to…

    Paperback – 1997-04-18
    Routledge
    A History of Urban Society in Europe

  • The Growth of the Medieval City: From Late Antiquity to the Early Fourteenth Century book cover

    The Growth of the Medieval City

    From Late Antiquity to the Early Fourteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By David M Nicholas

    The first part of David Nicholas's massive two-volume study of the medieval city, this book is a major achievement in its own right. (It is also fully self-sufficient, though many readers will want to use it with its equally impressive sequel which is being published simultaneously.) In it,…

    Paperback – 1997-04-18
    Routledge
    A History of Urban Society in Europe

  • Medieval England: Towns, Commerce and Crafts, 1086-1348 book cover

    Medieval England

    Towns, Commerce and Crafts, 1086-1348, 1st Edition

    By Edward Miller, John Hatcher

    The only survey of the urban, commercial and industrial history of the period between the Norman conquest and the Black Death.…

    Paperback – 1995-06-29
    Routledge
    Social and Economic History of England

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