Urban History Review

Volume 8, Number 1, June 1979 Fire, Disease and Water in the Nineteeth Century City Guest-edited by John H. Taylor

Table of contents (15 articles)

  1. An Editorial

Fire, Disease and Water in the Nineteeth Century City

  1. Fire, Disease and Water in Ottawa : An Introduction
  2. "The Lumber Piles Must Go" : Ottawa's Lumber Interests and the Great Fire of 1900
  3. The Ottawa Typhoid Epidemics of 1911 and 1912 : A Case Study of Disease as a Catalyst for Urban Reform
  4. The Search for Pure Water in Ottawa: 1910-1915
  5. Disease, Fire and Water in the Nineteenth Century city : A Bibliography
  1. Notes and Comments

Book Reviews

  1. Smith, P. J., ed. Edmonton: The Emerging Metropolitan Pattern. Western Geographical Series, Volume 15. Victoria: Department of Geography, University of Victoria, 1978. Pp. xxviii, 291. Tables, figures, maps, illustrations. $4.00
  2. Evenden, L. J., ed. Vancouver: Western Metropolis. Western Geographical Series, Volume 16. Victoria: Department of Geography, University of Victoria, 1978. Pp. xxii, 277. Tables, figures, maps, illustrations. $4.00
  3. Bellan, Ruben. Winnipeg, First Century: An Economic History. Winnipeg: Queenston House, 1978. Pp. iv. 270. $12.95 Cloth, $5.95 Paper
  4. Boyer, Paul. Urban Masses and Moral Order in America, 1820-1920. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1978. Pp. xvi, 387. $18.50
  5. Adams, Ian H. The Making of Urban Scotland. London: Croom Helm and Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1978. Tables, figures, maps and illustrations. Pp. 303. $23.95
  6. Summerson, John. Georgian London. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: The MIT Press, 1978. Illustrations. $15.00 / Altick, Richard D. The Shows of London. Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England: Harvard University Press, 1978. $35.00
  7. Philips, David. Crime and Authority in Victorian England: The Black Country. London: Croom Helm, 1977. Pp. 321. £ 8.50
  8. Hunt, Lynn Avery. Revolution and Urban Politics in Provincial France: Troyes and Reims, 1786-1790. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1978. Pp. viii, 187. $11.50