Urban Studies: Urban History

  • The Spatial Turn and the Archaeology of Roman Italy: New Perspectives in the Study of Urban Space book cover

    The Spatial Turn and the Archaeology of Roman Italy

    New Perspectives in the Study of Urban Space

    Edited by Dunia Filippi

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Roman Space and Urbanism

  • Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation book cover

    Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation

    Edited by Vinayak Bharne, Trudi Sandmeier

    The act of identifying, protecting, restoring and reusing buildings, districts and landscapes of historic and cultural significance can be an influential process of urban and socio-economic reform. The Routledge Companion on Global Heritage Conservation explores how the aspirations surrounding…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge

  • The City in Geography: Renaturing the Built Environment for the Future book cover

    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

  • Architecture, Democracy and Emotions: The Politics of Feeling since 1945 book cover

    Architecture, Democracy and Emotions

    The Politics of Feeling since 1945

    Edited by Till Großmann, Philipp Nielsen

    After 1945 it was not just Europe’s parliamentary buildings that promised to house democracy: hotels in Turkey and Dutch shopping malls proposed new democratic attitudes and feelings. Housing programs in the United Kingdom, the United States, and the Soviet Union were designed with the aim of…

    Paperback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Housing, Architecture and the Edge Condition: Dublin is building, 1935 - 1975 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 book cover

    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 – 2018-08-17 
    Routledge

  • Spaces of Congestion and Traffic: Politics and Technologies in Twentieth-Century London book cover

    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 – 2018-08-13
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • Plants and Human Conflict book cover

    Plants and Human Conflict

    By Eran Pichersky

    Perhaps the least appreciated dramatis personae in human history are plants. Humans, like all other animals, cannot produce their own food as plants do through photosynthesis, and must therefore acquire organic material for survival and growth by eating plants or by eating other animals that eat…

    Paperback – 2018-08-13
    CRC Press

  • Amman: Gulf Capital, Identity, and Contemporary Megaprojects book cover

    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 – 2018-08-09
    Routledge

  • Baghdad: An Urban History through the Lens of Literature book cover

    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 – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

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