Urban Studies: Urban History

  • American Urban Politics in a Global Age book cover

    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 book cover

    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
    Routledge Research in Architecture

  • 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 – 2018-08-27 
    Routledge

  • Plants and Human Conflict book cover

    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 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. It explores how and why experts, from a range of professional disciplines, have attempted to solve what they have called ‘the traffic problem’. The author draws on case studies of historical traffic…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16 
    Routledge
    Transport and Mobility

  • 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 – 2018-08-11 
    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 – 2018-08-10 
    Routledge
    Built Environment City Studies

  • Urbanisation, Citizenship and Conflict in India: Ahmedabad 1900-2000 book cover

    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) book cover

    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

  • Routledge Revivals: The True India (1939): A Plea for Understanding book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The True India (1939)

    A Plea for Understanding

    Edited by C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1939, this book sets out to refute some of the ‘unjust charges laid at India’s door’ and correct the ‘false impressions’ that prevailed at the time. The author argues that the distorted view of the social conditions in India in the contemporary press and literature were…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: India and the Simon Report (1930) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: India and the Simon Report (1930)

    Edited by C.F. Andrews

    First published in 1930, this book sought to explain to western readers the vital necessity of approaching the ‘Indian problem’ from the emerging national standpoint in India, and of appreciating its ideals. The author relates this necessity directly to the task undertaken by the Simon Commission…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge

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