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  • Architecture and the Language Debate

    Artistic and Linguistic Exchanges in Early Modern Italy, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Temple

    This book examines the creative exchanges between architects, artists and intellectuals, from the Early Renaissance to the beginning of the Enlightenment, in the forging of relationships between architecture and emerging concepts of language in early modern in Italy. The study extends across the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Architectural History

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Reform in New York City (1991)

    A Study of Urban Progressivism, 1st Edition

    By Augustus Cerillo

    Originally published in 1991, Reform in New York City provides an interpretive synthesis of urban progressivism and provides a comprehensive historical look at progressivism in New York City. The book argues that urban reform still poses a major historiographical challenge to historians working…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • 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 – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urbanization in China

    Town and Country in a Developing Economy 1949-2000 AD, 1st Edition

    By Richard J R Kirkby

    Originally published in 1985, Urbanisation in China is based on extensive original research and fieldwork, considers the whole problem of urbanisation in China. Starting with an outline of the pre-communist legacy, the author traces population changes and urban growth throughout the communist…

    Paperback – 2020-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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 – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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 – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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 – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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 – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • 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 – 2020-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

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