Urban History Products

  • The City in Geography

    Renaturing the Built Environment for the Future

    By Benedict Anderson

    Whether whole or partial, the ongoing destruction of cities is a unique challenge in planning practice; what do cities do with material remains when it comes to time for reconstruction? Buried Cities: Destruction, Erasure and Forgetting is concerned with the shaping of the city through burial; the…

    Hardback – 2019-01-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • American Urban Politics in a Global Age

    8th Edition

    Edited by Paul Kantor, Dennis R Judd, Annika Hinze, James Smith

    Bringing together a selection of readings that represent some of the most important trends and topics in urban scholarship today, American Urban Politics in a Global Age provides historical context and contemporary commentaries on the economy, politics, culture and identity of American cities. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition

    Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975

    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
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • Time Frames

    Conservation Policies for Twentieth-Century Architectural Heritage

    Edited by Ugo Carughi, Massimo Visone

    Time Frames provides a reconnaissance on the conservation rules and current protection policies of more than 100 countries, with particular attention to the emerging nations and twentieth-century architecture. The contributions illustrate the critical issues related to architectural listings, with…

    Paperback – 2018-10-12 
    Routledge

  • Urban and Regional Planning

    6th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • City Politics

    The Political Economy of Urban America, 10th Edition

    By Dennis R. Judd, Annika M. Hinze

    Praised for the clarity of its writing, careful research, and distinctive theme – that urban politics in the United States has evolved as a dynamic interaction between governmental power, private actors, and a politics of identity – City Politics remains a classic study of urban politics.  Its…

    Paperback – 2018-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Plants and Human Conflict

    By Eran Pichersky

    Numerous plant species impacted the flow of human history.  Humans depend on plants not only as a food source, but also as building and clothing materials, sources of medicines, psychoactive substances, spices, and pigments. With plants being such valuable resources, they have been at the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 
    CRC Press

  • Spaces of Congestion and Traffic

    Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London

    By David Rooney

    This book provides a political history of urban traffic congestion in the twentieth century, and explores how and why experts from a range of professional disciplines have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. It draws on case studies of historical traffic projects in…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects

    By Majd Musa

    Gulf capital flows to Amman, Jordan, in the early twenty-first century and the investment of this capital in large-scale urban developments have significantly transformed the city’s built environment. Therefore, to understand urban transformation in Amman during this period it is important to…

    Paperback – 2018-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature

    By Iman Al-Attar

    In recent years, Baghdad has been viewed as a battleground for political conflicts; this interpretation has heavily influenced writings on the city. This book moves away from these perspectives to present an interdisciplinary exploration into the urban history of Baghdad through the lens of…

    Hardback – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India

    Ahmedabad 1900-2000

    By Tommaso Bobbio

    Urbanisation is rapidly changing the geographic and social landscape of India, and indeed Asia as a whole. Issues of collective violence, urban poverty and discrimination become crucial factors in the redefinition of citizenship not only in legal terms, but also in a cultural and socio-economic…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Routledge Revivals: The Indian Earthquake (1935)

    Edited by C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1935, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the 1934 Nepal-Bihar earthquake, giving a background to the earthquake zone, describing the event itself and surveying the ensuing devastation. The author also looks at the government’s actions and the response of India’s other…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

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