Urban History Products

  • The History of Siena

    From Its Origins to the Modern Day, 1st Edition

    By Mario Ascheri, Brad Franco

    Hardback – 2019-04-01 
    Cities of the Ancient World

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Shaping of London

    A Political and Economic Perspective 1066-1870, 1st Edition

    By Paul Balchin

    Originally published in 2014, The Shaping of London chronologically examines the likely impact of wars, dynastic struggles, demographic change and economic growth on the physical fabric of London. The book traces the evolution of architectural style in London within the context of politics and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-31 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Charlotte Riddell's City Novels and Victorian Business

    Narrating Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Silvana Colella

    In spite of the popularity she enjoyed during her lifetime, Charlotte Riddell (1832-1906) has received little attention from scholars. Silvana Colella makes a strong case for the relevance of Riddell's novels as narrative experiments that shed new light on the troubled experience of Victorian…

    Paperback – 2018-12-14 

  • Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power, 1st Edition

    Edited by J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge, R.L.M. Morris, Pieter Martens

    This sixth volume in the European Festival Studies series stems from a joint conference (Venice, 2013) between the Society for European Festivals Research and the European Science Foundation’s PALATIUM project. Drawing on up-to-date scholarship, a Europe-wide group of early-career and…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11 
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 

  • Sound, Space and Civility in the British World, 1700-1850

    1st Edition

    By Bruce Buchan, Peter Denney, Karen Crawley

    In this collection, the essays examine the critical role that judgments about noise and sound played in framing the meaning of civility in British discourse and literature during the long eighteenth century. The volume restores the sonic dimension to conversations about civil conduct by exploring…

    Hardback – 2018-11-22 
    British Literature in Context in the Long Eighteenth Century

  • Plague and the City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lukas Engelmann, John Henderson, Christos Lynteris

    Plague and the City uncovers discourses of plague and anti-plague measures in the city during the medieval, early modern and modern periods, and explores the connection between plague and urban environments including attempts by professional bodies to prevent or limit the outbreak of epidemic…

    Paperback – 2018-11-16 
    The Body in the City

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an architectural overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from the 1930s to the 1970s. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of two-storey houses, developing whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge, while tentatively…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

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