Urban History Products

  • Irish Housing Design 1950 – 1980

    Out of the Ordinary, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Ward, Michael Pike, Gary Boyd

    This book examines the architectural design of housing projects in Ireland from the mid-twentieth century. This period represented a high point in the construction of the Welfare State project where the idea that architecture could and should shape and define community and social life was not yet…

    Hardback – 2019-12-12 
    Routledge
    Ashgate Studies in Architecture

  • The American Urban Reader

    History and Theory, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Lisa Krissoff Boehm, Steven H. Corey

    The American Urban Reader, Second Edition, brings together the most exciting and cutting-edge work on the history of urban forms and ways of life in the evolution of the United States, from pre-colonial Native American Indian cities, colonial European settlements, and western expansion to rapidly…

    Paperback – 2019-12-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Readers in History

  • American Colonisation and the City Beautiful

    Filipinos and Planning in the Philippines, 1916-35, 1st Edition

    By Ian Morley

    American Colonisation and the City Beautiful explores the history of city planning and the evolution of the built environment in the Philippines between 1916 and 1935. In so doing, it highlights the activities of the Bureau of Public Works’ Division of Architecture as part of Philippine national…

    Hardback – 2019-11-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Urban and Regional Planning

    6th Edition

    By Peter Hall, Mark Tewdwr-Jones

    This is the sixth edition of the classic text for students of urban and regional planning. It gives a historical overview of the developments and changes in the theory and practice of planning throughout the entire 20th and first part of the 21st centuries. The extensively revised edition…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04 
    Routledge

  • Changing Urban Trends

    Cultures of Decency and Well-being from the Premodern to the Postmodern, 1st Edition

    By Siegrun Fox Freyss

    Our contemporary public sector is deeply steeped in its history. Examining the historic patterns of urban settlements, for example, can teach us much about the development of our public sector interests: zoning (separate the slaughterhouse from the residences), the creation of public police and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Urban Heritage in Divided Cities

    Contested Pasts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mirjana Ristic, Sybille Frank

    Urban Heritage in Divided Cities explores the role of contested urban heritage in mediating, subverting and overcoming sociopolitical conflict in divided cities. Investigating various examples of transformations of urban heritage around the world, the book analyses the spatial, social and political…

    Paperback – 2019-09-30 
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • The Ideal of Total Environmental Control

    Knud Lönberg-Holm, Buckminster Fuller, and the SSA, 1st Edition

    By Suzanne Strum

    This book traces the ideal of total environmental control through the intellectual and geographic journey of Knud Lönberg- Holm, a forgotten Danish architect who promoted a unique systemic, cybernetic, and ecological vision of architecture in the 1930s. A pioneering figure of the new objectivity…

    Paperback – 2019-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Holford

    A Study in Architecture, Planning and Civic Design, 1st Edition

    By Gordon E. Cherry, Leith Penny

    Originally published in 1986 Holford is not just a biography of a major architect, planner and civic designer. In describing the life and times of the man, the authors provide a fascinating analysis of the developments in British architecture and planning from the 1930s to the 1970s. The book…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Urban Education in the 19th Century

    Proceedings in 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…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban Education

  • Black Boston

    African American Life and Culture in Urban America, 1750-1860, 1st Edition

    By George A. Levesque

    Between the Revolution and the Civil War, non-slave black Americans existed in the no-man’s land between slavery and freedom. The two generations defined by these two titanic struggles for national survival saw black Bostonians struggle to make real the quintessential values of individual freedom…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Urban History

  • Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad

    1st Edition

    By Walter D. Ward

    Near Eastern Cities from Alexander to the Successors of Muhammad compares the evolution of several cities in the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great until the beginning of the Islamic 'Abbasid Dynasty. This volume examines both archaeological remains and literary sources to explain the…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Studies in the History of the Ancient Near East

  • Understanding the City through its Margins

    Pluridisciplinary Perspectives from Case Studies in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, 1st Edition

    Edited by André Chappatte, Ulrike Freitag, Nora Lafi

    Cities the world over and in particular developing countries suffer from uneven development and inequality. This is often coupled with the view that these inequalities constitute unfortunate anomalies. In contrast, this edited volume draws out the ways in which the city has not been able to exist…

    Paperback – 2019-07-05
    Routledge

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