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  • Semi-Detached London

    Suburban Development, Life and Transport, 1900-39, 1st Edition

    By Alan A Jackson

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    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…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1940 and 1994, draw together research by leading academics in the area of welfare and the welfare state, and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine welfare policy, equality, poverty, class, government, social…

    Hardback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Urbanization in Vietnam

    1st Edition

    By Gisele Bousquet

    Most studies on urbanisation focus on the move of rural people to cities and the impact this has, both on the cities to which the people have moved, and on the rural communities they have left. This book, on the other hand, considers the impact on rural communities of the physical expansion of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • Contested Markets, Contested Cities

    Gentrification and Urban Justice in Retail Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sara González

    Markets are at the origin of urban life as places for social, cultural and economic encounter evolving over centuries. Today, they have a particular value as mostly independent, non-corporate and often informal work spaces serving millions of the most vulnerable communities across the world. At the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Schools in an Urban Community

    A Study of Carbrook 1870-1965, 1st Edition

    By Cheryl Parsons

    Originally published in 1978, Schools in an Urban Community is an ethnography of the Carbrook and Hill Top area of the Attercliffe district of Sheffield before it was cleared for redevelopment. The book provides an in depth look at the community and schools of the area and provides a valued…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Urban Education in the 19th Century

    Proceedings of the 1976 Annual Conference of the History of Education Society of Great Britain, 1st Edition

    Edited by D.A. Reeder

    First published in 1977, Urban Education in the 19th Century is a collection based on the conference papers of the annual 1976 conference for the History of Education Society. The book illustrates a variety of ways of elucidating the connections between education and the city, mainly in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Explorations in Place Attachment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey S Smith

    The book explores the unique contribution that geographers make to the concept of place attachment, and related ideas of place identity and sense of place. It presents six types of places to which people become attached and provides a global range of empirical case studies to illustrate the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Culture, Space and Identity

  • Cities in South Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Bates, Minoru Mio

    Globalisation has long historical roots in South Asia, but economic liberalisation has led to uniquely rapid urban growth in South Asia during the past decade. This book brings together a multidisciplinary collection of chapters on contemporary and historical themes explaining this recent explosive…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13
    Routledge
    Routledge New Horizons in South Asian Studies

  • Making Prestigious Places

    How Luxury Influences the Transformation of Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mario Paris

    Making Prestigious Places investigates the spatial dimension of luxury, both as a sector involving activities, operators and investments, and as a system of values acting as a catalyst for recent urban transformations. Luxury shares a well-established connection to the city, as a place of…

    Hardback – 2017-08-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Much Ado Over Coffee

    Indian Coffee House Then And Now, 1st Edition

    By Bhaswati Bhattacharya

    Based on oral history, fiction, fascinating intellectual gossip, and records of the Coffee Board of India, this study is a multi-sited ethnography of the Indian Coffee House, possibly the world’s first coffee house chain. It offers a critical analysis of adda (informal meetings) of the educated…

    Hardback – 2017-07-18
    Routledge

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