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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge

  • History, Space and Place book cover

    History, Space and Place

    By Susanne Rau

    This book introduces concepts of Space and Place from various disciplines. Beginning with how the concepts have been addressed over history, the most important philosophical and physical theories concerning Space are illustrated as well as Time, with which Space is often associated. Both concepts…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Latino City: Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots book cover

    Latino City

    Urban Planning, Politics, and the Grassroots

    By Erualdo R. Gonzalez

    American cities are increasingly turning to revitalization strategies that embrace the ideas of new urbanism and the so-called creative class in an attempt to boost economic growth and prosperity to downtown areas. These efforts stir controversy over residential and commercial gentrification of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urbanism and the City

  • Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity book cover

    Architectures of Hurry—Mobilities, Cities and Modernity

    Edited by Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, Richard Dennis, Deryck W. Holdsworth

    ‘Hurry’ is an intrinsic component of modernity. It exists not only in tandem with modern constructions of mobility, speed, rhythm, and time-space compression, but also with infrastructures, technologies, practices, and emotions associated with the experience of the ‘mobilizing modern’. ‘Hurry’ is…

    Hardback – 2018-04-09 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Historical Geography

  • The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present book cover

    The Restless City

    A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present, 3rd Edition

    By Joanne Reitano

    The Restless City: A Short History of New York from Colonial Times to the Present is a brief, insightful and lively history of the peoples, events and interactions that have formed New York City. Weaving together the shifting currents of economic, political, social, and cultural life, Joanne…

    Paperback – 2018-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Making of Urban Scotland (1978)

    By Ian H. Adams

    Originally published in 1978, The Making of Urban Scotland traces the evolution of towns from their prehistoric origins to the present day. Most of the material is based on research in Scotland’s archives, housed in the Scottish Record Office. Special emphasis is placed on the causes of economic…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Reform in New York City (1991): A Study of Urban Progressivism book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Reform in New York City (1991)

    A Study of Urban Progressivism

    By Augustus Cerillo

    Originally published in 1991, Reform in New York City provides an interpretive synthesis of urban progressivism and provides a comprehensive historical look at progressivism in New York City. The book argues that urban reform still poses a major historiographical challenge to historians working…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981) book cover

    Routledge Revivals: French Cities in the Nineteenth Century (1981)

    Edited by John Merriman

    Originally published in 1981, French Cities in the Nineteenth Century analyses large-scale processes of social change, and looks at how this affected the growth of towns and cities of nineteenth century France. The book addresses how this change affected the politics of life in France during the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s book cover

    Modernization, Urbanization and Development in Latin America, 1900s - 2000s

    By Arturo Almandoz

    In this book Arturo Almandoz places the major episodes of Latin America’s twentieth and early twenty-first century urban history within the changing relationship between industrialization and urbanization, modernization and development. This relationship began in the early twentieth century, when…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Dacca: A Study in Urban History and Development book cover

    Dacca

    A Study in Urban History and Development

    By Sharif Uddin Ahmed

    Originally published in 1986, this work discusses the development in Dacca of western-style municipal organization and its financial and practical problems and also explores the economic transition of the city after 1840. It is one of the few urban studies which carries through from the ‘old order’…

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

  • "Trading Peasants" and Urbanization in Eighteenth-Century Russia

    The Central Industrial Region

    By Daniel Morrison

    Originally published in 1987, this book is based on research concerned primarily with the Central Industrial Region. It uses archival and published sources, focusing on a category of immigrants which is comparatively well documented in official records - those who enlisted formally in the urban…

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

  • Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500 book cover

    Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500

    Edited by Henk Schmal

    Originally published in 1981, Patterns of European Urbanisation Since 1500 examines urbanisation in Europe since 1500, paying particular attention to the underlying factors which govern the differentiated process of urbanisation. The book goes on to formulate some of the ways in which these factors…

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

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