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  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Suburbanizing the Masses

    Public Transport and Urban Development in Historical Perspective

    By Colin Divall, Winstan Bond

    This title was first published in 2003. Suburbanizing the Masses examines how collective forms of transport have contributed to the spatial and social evolution of towns and cities in various countries since the mid nineteenth century. Divided into two sections, the volume develops first the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Printed Matters

    Printing, Publishing and Urban Culture in Europe in the Modern Period

    By Malcolm Gee, Tim Kirk

    This title was first published in 2002: Since the invention of printing in the mid-fifteenth century the production, distribution and consumption of printed matter have been the principal means through which new ideas and representations have been spread. In recent times cultural historians have…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Governing Cultures

    Art Institutions in Victorian London

    By Colin Trodd

    Edited by Paul Barlow

    This title was first published in 2000. London in the nineteenth century saw the founding of the National Gallery, the National Portrait Gallery, the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Whitechapel Art Gallery. Other, less permanent, organisations flourished, among them the British Institution,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Making of a Policeman

    A Social History of a Labour Force in Metropolitan London, 1829–1914

    By Haia Shpayer-Makov

    This title was first published in 2002. The Making of a Policeman traces the process of consolidation of the Metropolitan Police of London from the establishment of the force in 1829 to the First World War. Not only was this the largest force in the country, policing the biggest city in Europe and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Identities in Space

    Contested Terrains in the Western City Since 1850

    By Simon Gunn, Robert J. Morris

    This title was first published in 2001. A collection of 14 essays concerned with the historical relationship between social identity and urban social history. The volume deals with the ways in which urban spaces have been shaped historically by conflicts over access and use, and how the identities…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge
    Historical Urban Studies Series

  • The Changing Face of English Local History

    Edited by R.C. Richardson

    This title was first published in 2000. Practised since the Middle Ages, it is only over the course of the last century that English local history attained professional status. This text explores the rich historiography of the subject by presenting essays which show how it has been defined,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Geography, Urbanisation and Settlement Patterns in the Roman Near East

    By Henry Innes MacAdam

    This title was first published in 2002: This volume focuses on the Roman provinces of Syria and Arabia, above all the lands now within Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. The first articles look at questions of geography, cartography and toponymy, particularly in Strabo, Pliny and Ptolemy. The following…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • The Representation of Place

    Urban Planning and Protest in France and Great Britain, 1950-1980

    By Michael Miller

    This title was first published in 2003. The period after 1945 witnessed a revolution in urban planning, with local and national governments taking radical and innovative approaches to mass housing following the ravages of the second world war. As well as attempting to provide new homes following…

    Hardback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Performing Spaces

    Triumphal Entries and Festivals in Early Modern Scotland

    By Giovanna Guidicini

    Based on a comprehensive interpretation and comparison of the existing sources - including city records and expenses, chronicles, official booklets, letters, collections of poems and speeches - this book offers a detailed analysis of triumphal entries in early-modern Scotland. It examines Scottish…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Architecture, Liberty and Civic Order

    Architectural Theories from Vitruvius to Jefferson and Beyond

    By Carroll William Westfall

    This book brings to light central topics that are neglected in current histories and theories of architecture and urbanism. These include the role of imitation in earlier centuries and its potential role in present practice; the necessary relationship between architecture, urbanism and the rural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-23 
    Routledge

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