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  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    By Ellen Rowley

    This book presents an overview of Dublin’s mass-housing building boom from 1935 to 1975 for the first time. During this period, Dublin Corporation built tens of thousands of units and developed whole communities from virgin sites and green fields at the city’s edge. Author Ellen Rowley examines how…

    Hardback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Britain in India, 1765-1905

    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 

  • Occasions of State

    Early Modern European Festivals and the Negotiation of Power

    By J.R. Mulryne, Krista De Jonge

    This fifth 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 experienced…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    European Festival Studies: 1450-1700

  • Plague and the City

    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 and early modern periods, and explores the connection between plague and urban environments including attempts by professional bodies to prevent or limit the outbreak of epidemic disease.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08 
    The Body in the City

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    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 – 2018-09-30 
    Historical Urban Studies Series

  • 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 – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • Migration Policies and Materialities of Identification in European Cities

    Papers and Gates, 1500-1930s

    Edited by Hilde Greefs, Anne Winter

    This book focusses on the instruments, practices, and materialities produced by various authorities to monitor, regulate, and identify migrants in European cities from the sixteenth to the twentieth centuries. Whereas research on migration regulation typically looks at local policies for the early…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 
    Routledge Advances in Urban History

  • Reconstructing Historic Landmarks

    Fabrication, Negotiation, and the Past

    By Wayde Brown

    Historic reconstructions have been a consistent part of the historic preservation and heritage conservation movements in the United States and Canada. Indeed, reconstruction has been the primary tool at the most influential historic sites for example: the Governor's Palace and the Capitol at…

    Hardback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge Research in Architectural Conservation and Historic Preservation

  • Globalizing Seoul

    The City's Cultural and Urban Change

    By Jieheerah Yun

    In the decades following the 1997 Asian economic crisis, South Korea sought segyehwa (globalization). Evidence of this is no more evident than in the country’s capital, Seoul, where urban development has been central to making the city a global hub and not just the centre of the national economy.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-11 

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