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  • The History of Siena

    From Its Origins to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mario Ascheri, Brad Franco

    This volume offers a history of Siena from its origins to the modern day.…

    Hardback – 2019-05-01 
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration

    From Vision to Reality in Birmingham and Coventry, 1st Edition

    By David Adams, Peter Larkham

    Set within a wider British and international context of post-war reconstruction, The Everyday Experiences of Reconstruction and Regeneration focuses on such debates and experiences in two major English cities, Birmingham and Coventry as they recovered from Second World War bombing and post-war…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29 

  • The City and the Railway in the World

    19th to 21st Centuries, 1st Edition

    By Ralf Roth, Paul Van Heesvelde

    Few technologies have had as profound an impact upon the urban environment as the railway. Allowing the rapid and inexpensive transportation of people, goods and ideas, by the end of the nineteenth century the rail networks had a dramatic influence upon the shape size and architecture of virtually…

    Hardback – 2019-04-25 
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • Gendering Spaces in European Towns, 1500-1914

    1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine Chalus, Marjo Kaartinen

    Towns are imagined, lived and experienced, as much as they are conceived and constructed. They reflect cultural and intellectual currents, prevailing economic climates and unresolved tensions. They are physical entities, shaped by topography, time and technology, as well as social and spatial…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    Routledge Research in Gender and History

  • Civic Medicine

    Physician, Polity, and Pen in Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Andrew Mendelsohn, Annemarie Kinzelbach, Ruth Schilling

    Communities great and small across Europe since the thirteenth century have contracted with doctors. Physicians provided citizen care, helped govern, and led in public life. Civic Medicine stakes out this timely subject by focusing on its golden age, when cities rivaled territorial states in local…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    The History of Medicine in Context

  • Buried City, Unearthing Teufelsberg

    Berlin and its Geography of Forgetting, 1st Edition

    By Benedict Anderson

    Cities are built over the remnants of their past buried beneath their present. We build on what has been built before, whether over foundations formalising previous permanency or over the temporal occupations of ground. But what happens when you shift a city - when you dislodge its occupation of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-14 

  • 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 – 2019-01-31 

  • Utopia and Dissent in West Germany

    The Resurgence of the Politics of Everyday Life in the Long 1960s, 1st Edition

    By Mia Lee

    Just as Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was seeking re-election on a campaign of "no experiments", art avant-garde groups in West Germany were reviving the utopian impulse to unite art and society. Utopia and Dissent in West Germany examines these groups and their legacy. Postwar artists built…

    Hardback – 2019-01-29 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905

    1st Edition

    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 – 2019-01-28 

  • Cities, Railways, Modernities

    London, Paris, and the Nineteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Carlos López Galviz

    Cities, Railways, Modernities chronicles the transformation that London and Paris experienced during the 19th century through the lens of the London Underground and the Paris Métro. By highlighting the multiple ways in which the future of the two cities was imagined and the role that railways…

    Hardback – 2019-01-14 
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • Urbanizing Nature

    Actors and Agency (Dis)Connecting Cities and Nature Since 1500, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tim Soens, Dieter Schott, Michael Toyka-Seid, Bert De Munck

    What do we mean when we say that cities have altered humanity’s interaction with nature? The more people are living in cities, the more nature is said to be "urbanizing": turned into a resource, mobilized over long distances, controlled, transformed and then striking back with a vengeance as "…

    Hardback – 2019-01-11 
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • Business Structure, Business Culture and the Industrial District

    The Potteries, c. 1850–1914, 1st Edition

    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 – 2018-12-19 
    Routledge Revivals

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